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‘Job Blackmail’ and ‘Piracy’ Give Corporations Your Tax Money

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Posted on Apr 21, 2012
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Across the U.S. over the last 20 years, deals struck between big businesses and state governments have diverted at least $5.5 billion in state income taxes from workers’ paychecks into their employers’ bank accounts. David Cay Johnston reports.

After watching the brief clip below, dig deeper into the details with Johnston’s column at Reuters.com and view the original report of the findings published by Good Jobs First. —ARK

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By berniem, April 21, 2012 at 12:46 pm Link to this comment

Well, it takes big bucks to run a “government”! Who in the hell do you think actually runs things here in the land of equal opportunity and justice for all?FREE BRADLEY MANNING & TIM DeCHRISTOPHER!!!!

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