Tax the rich: An animated fairy tale, is narrated by Ed Asner, with animation by Mike Konopacki. Written and directed by Fred Glass for the California Federation of Teachers. An 8 minute video about how we arrived at this moment of poorly funded public services and widening economic inequality. Things go downhill in a happy and prosperous land after the rich decide they don’t want to pay taxes anymore. They tell the people that there is no alternative, but the people aren’t so sure. This land bears a startling resemblance to our land.

 

 

For more info, www.cft.org.

Category: Humor, Video

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2 Responses to “Tax the Rich (An Animated Fairy Tale)”

  1. RetiredinSoBe says:

    Video has been pulled from youtube. After a google search, I was able to watch here:
    http://www.mrctv.org/videos/ed-asner-narrates-tax-rich-animated-fairy-tale

  2. howardoark says:

    Geeze, Ed – I guess the answer is to give the public school teachers big raises and make them even less accountable for student performance (as the evil rich are preventing Johnny from reading it would be unfair to hold the teachers accountable).

    I’m all for paying teachers more; but not until we can fire the worst performing 5% of them on a yearly basis – basing the firing on something quantifiable.