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"Taxing the rich isn't radical — what's radical is asking average Americans to pay more in taxes than billionaires."
scientist and political columnist
The average federal income tax rate paid among billionaires between 2010 and 2018 -- including income from their wealth that largely goes untaxed. Most taxpayers average a federal income tax rate of approximately 13.3%.
Amount billionaire Ken Griffin donated to Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. In exchange for adding to its already enormous endowment of $53 billion, the university will rename it's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences after Griffin.
Number of stories in Manhattan's 432 Park Avenue luxury residential needle tower. Lowest price of a condo in the tower: $17 million.