Class Warfare

La famosa frase de Warren Buffett en el 2006 no ha perdido vigencia casi 10 años después: “There’s class warfare, all right,” Mr. Buffett said, “but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” Put simply, the rich pay a lot of taxes as a total percentage of taxes collected, but they don’t pay a lot of taxes as a percentage of what they can afford to pay, or as a percentage of what the government needs to close the deficit gap. The New York Times Ben Stein is a lawyer, writer, actor and economist. E-mail:    

Barcelona Park: Hay demasiados turistas en Barcelona?

The city’s mayor-elect, Ada Colau Ballano, is looking at ways to stop the influx of visitors because, she thinks, it is in danger of becoming overrun and turning into little more than a theme park.   Nobody goes there any more, it’s too crowded THAT Barcelona is one of the great cities on Earth is something on which most people can agree. The architecture, the fiestas, the food—it is a city with vibrancy…