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Protesters demand GE pay its taxes

Chanting "GE, pay your taxes," several thousand rallied in downtown Detroit this morning, the site of the GE annual shareholders meeting.

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Protesters charge Bank of America received $1.9 billion tax refund

St. Louis protesters against tax dodgers say Bank of America made $4.4 billion in profits last year and paid no taxes -- they got a $1.9 billion refund!

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Fired up New Yorkers deliver Tax Day message to 1%

The rally assembled across the street from Bank of America in Midtown Manhattan.

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In Florida battleground, tax fairness appeals to voters

Many demonstrators enthusiastically supported proposed federal legislation that would require millionaires to pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent.

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The 99%, as citizen tax enforcers, highlight Buffet Rule

Hundreds of taxpayers marked the filing deadline April 17 by delivering tax "bills" - and a message - to tax-dodging corporations and executives.

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GOP budget bombs at town halls

At town halls across the nation during the current two-week congressional recess Republicans are taking the heat like they may never have taken it before.

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Buffet fair share tax rule blocked by Republicans

Republicans blocked action on the "Paying a Fair Share Act" that would have required the rich to pay at the same tax rate as most of the middle and working class.

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100,000 train to "take back the nation" from the 1%

More than 100,000 union members and activists from community groups are in "99% spring training sessions" all over the country this week gearing up, they say, to take back the nation from the 1%.

California protesters say: Tax millionaires to fund higher education

Their number one demand is to pass the millionaires' tax now.

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Protests call for "Robin Hood" tax to fund jobs, education

Chicagoans rally for redistribution of TIF money and a stock transaction tax to fund jobs creation, schools, libraries and clinics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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