‘The rich shouldn’t feel like the enemy’: is New York turning on the wealthy? | Curio

‘The rich shouldn’t feel like the enemy’: is New York turning on the wealthy?

17 mins | Apr 13, 2021

NYC’s rich feel they are being driven out. 
 An attempt to push $7bn in new taxes on those who earn more than $1m a year is one of the recent changes making wealthy residents feel increasingly unwelcome. Joshua Chaffin examines how the progressive political climate of New York City is seen as a hostile attack by the rich, with many moving to lower-taxed states. In this comprehensive insight into the changing attitudes towards the elite community, he considers whether it will change the state's landscape for good.

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