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Big Business hiding more of its money

The U.S. collects less in corporate taxes as a share of GDP than 24 out of 26 industrialized countries, ahead of only Chile and Mexico.

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Groups demand Bank of America stop foreclosures, pay taxes

BOA made $10 billion in profits last year. However, they paid nothing in taxes.

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Class war: Luxury country club demands tax cut

The Highland Park Country Club is suing to have its county tax evaluation lowered from $13.7 million to last year's level of $3.7 million.

Campaign presses oil tax to save California public schools

A group of public education advocates have begun a movement to tax oil extraction throughout the state of California.

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Kasich budget escalates class warfare

Ohio Gov. John Kasich escalated his radical program of open class warfare last week with his new two-year budget.

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On deficit, Obama says "corporate jet owners" should pay fair share

President Barack Obama ratcheted up the pressure yesterday on Republicans to get off their our-way-or -the-highway position in the debt/deficit talks.

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Rebuild the Dream movement launched in New York

Over 1,000 people filled New York's Town Hall last week for the kickoff of an ambitious attempt to launch a progressive new social movement.

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Big business greed "holds Illinois hostage"

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group made $951 million in profits on $3 billion in income in 2010. But that's not enough, they are threatening to move out of Illinois unless they get a tax break.

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Michigan’s new budget increases pain and misery

Republicans claim the budget, which awaits the governor's signature, is groundbreaking. Backbreaking would be  more apt.

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Kentucky approves tax breaks for ark park

A state contractor has concluded that Ark Encounter, a Bible theme park, has met Kentucky's requirements to receive $43 million in tax incentives.

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