You’ve probably seen it but I thought I’d share this anyway.

Re-post from BBC News:

A group of rich Germans has launched a petition calling for the government to make wealthy people pay higher taxes.

The group say they have more money than they need, and the extra revenue could fund economic and social programmes to aid Germany’s economic recovery.

More here.

I could only think of one thing – when a zakat system is not in place, in the end a handful few would wonder why couldn’t we get the economy to flow again, and then realized the how.