Gov. Cuomo at the New York Stock Exchange (photo: Don Pollard/governor's office)
Income inequality in our state was a crisis before anyone had even heard of COVID-19, but five months into the pandemic, it is now a question of life or death for millions of New Yorkers.
As two individuals sitting on opposite sides of that inequality divide, we are united in our demand to the State of New York: we must tax the rich, and we must do it right now.
One of us, Morris Pearl, is a millionaire. I built my fortune on Wall Street, but I retired from that job after deciding...