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Corporate Taxation

A Popular Movement For Higher Taxes? Now There's a Story

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Change is possible. There's a strong alignment between the interests and desires of most voters and those of small and medium-sized businesses. People overwhelmingly support increasing tax contributions from large corporations.

'Believe It or Not!' -- 13 Mindblowing Facts About America's Tax-Dodging Corporations

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's all true -- and there are many more astonishing facts to be found in the world of corporate taxation. To fix the economy more people will need to learn about them -- and demand that they be changed.

Simpson-Bowles Austerity Gang: Go Home

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Simpson and Bowles and austerity's other sales people aren't really economic thinkers. They're paid to pitch a product. They didn't invent austerity any more than Alex Rodriguez invented Pepsi. But what they're peddling isn't a soft drink. It's a lot worse for you than that.

Ben Hallman

New 'Territorial' Tax Push Could Allow Companies To Pay Even Less In Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

Corporate profits are soaring, but many of the largest American companies say they need tax relief in order to compete with foreign foes. On Wedn...

How Our Tax System Subsidizes Bloated CEO Pay

Chuck Collins | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Chuck Collins

For decades we've heard about CEOs who garner more in a day than their average employee earns in a year. The sad fact is our current tax code encourages these runaway pay packages -- and even subsidizes the excess.

Flatland USA: Welcome to the Future, Rick Perry-Style

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Poverty-stricken Americans in Rick Perry's Flatland navigate a landscape filled with danger, as crumbling bridges and collapsing buildings threaten their safety and rolling blackouts and water failures leave them thirsty and in the dark more and more of the time.

S&P Says Microsoft More Creditworthy Than U.S. Government

David Morris | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business
David Morris

U.S. corporations have come to believe their fates are no longer inextricably tied up with the fate of their country's economy. They're sorely mistaken, and we're all suffering from the consequences of their delusion.

General Electric: King of the Tax Dodgers

Chuck Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

General Electric Company -- known for its light bulbs, refrigerators -- and lately, for its nuclear reactors -- is one of the country's biggest tax dodgers.