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The Millionaires Who Actually Want to Pay More in Taxes (1)

Jan. 17, 2020, 12:56 PM

They might sound crazy rich to ordinary Americans—and plain old crazy to 0.1 percenters: they’re millionaires who actually want to pay more in taxes.

They call themselves the Patriotic Millionaires, and they say with straight faces it’s time the ultra-affluent kick in more to Uncle Sam.

If they’re traitors to their class, they’re certainly proud ones. In this era of gaping inequality, the group of 200 or so millionaires is pressing for a more progressive tax system.

“I’d still have two airplanes,” says one of them, Stephen Prince of Tennessee.

Prominent members include Disney heiress Abigail Disney, Men’s ...