Tag Archives: offshore tax havens

Romney’s empathy deficit

Mitt Romney made headlines today, in the wake of his victory in the Florida Republican primary, when he said, “I’m not concerned about the very poor.” As you might expect, it’s getting a great deal of play across various social media channels, where the “Romney’s an entitled son-of-a-bitch who doesn’t have the slightest interest in […]

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Going after corporate tax cheats like Bank of America and G.E.

Today was designated a national day of protest by US Uncut – a grassroots organization engaged in direct action against corporate tax cheats. Today’s protests, which took place across 40 states, focused primarily on Bank of America. Here, with more on why Bank of America was chosen as a target, is a clip from The […]

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Will Wikileaks revelations on wealthy tax dodgers motivate Americans to take action?

I’ve got two great videos that I want to share with you today. The first, from Dylan Ratigan’s show on MSNBC, pertains to the most recent chapter in the Wikileaks saga. For those of you who haven’t heard, Julian Assanage, the man behind Wikileaks, called a press conference a few days ago to say that, […]

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Tom Snyder, new wave, and Kim Fowley

I’ve got work to do tonight, but I can’t seem to find the energy. So, I’m procrastinating, watching old episodes of The Tomorrow Show, and bemoaning the fact that we don’t have good, substantive late night talk shows anymore, or, for that matter, television hosts like Tom Synder. For those of you unfamiliar with Tom, […]

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Offshore tax havens and how they only exist to save us money

I don’t have enough time right now to prepare a whole big post on the Obama administration’s newly announced plans to close loopholes on offshore tax havens, but I did want to pass along the following… Yesterday evening, as I was walking through the lobby of an office building in Ann Arbor, I passed a […]

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