Report: why we need to tax corporations now, more than ever

Last year we published a document entitled Ten Reasons to Defend the Corporate Income Tax, outlining how the tax is under constant attack, in country after country, and explaining why it is one of the most precious of all taxes. Now there’s another fascinating paper, rich in insight and detail, from US economist Kimberly Clausing, entitled “Strengthening the Indispensible U.S. Corporate …

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AMBROSE EVANS-PRITCHARD – Apple travesty is a reminder why Britain must leave the lawless EU

Europe’s Competition Directorate commands the shock troops of the EU power structure. Ensconced in its fortress at Place Madou, it can dispatch swat teams on corporate dawn raids across Europe without a search warrant. It operates outside the normal judicial control that we take for granted in a developed democracy. The US Justice Department could never dream of acting in such a …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – Depression Breakthrough Solution – 08.09.16

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr. James M. Greenblatt. James M. Greenblatt MD, is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, having treated patients with mood disorders and complex eating disorders since 1990. He is a co-founder of Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH), and currently serves as the chief medical officer and vice president of medical services at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Greenblatt is also an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. His new book, Breakthrough Depression Solution: Mastering Your Mood with Nutrition, Diet & Supplementation(Sunrise, May 2016), offers a personalized model for relief from depression, eating disorders, and more. He has much to say about the 24 percent increase in suicide over the past 10 years, and the shocking 200 percent leap in suicides among girls aged 10-14, along with many other current topics in mental health today. Contact: http://www.jamesgreenblattmd.com/

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Chris Hedges – Why I Support Dr. Jill Stein for President

The political crisis in America is severe. The old ideas that buttressed the ruling class and promised democracy, growth and prosperity—neoliberalism, austerity, globalization, endless war, a dependence on fossil fuel and unregulated capitalism—have been exposed as fictions used by the corporate elite to impoverish and enslave the country and enrich and empower themselves. Sixty-two billionaires have as much wealth as …

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Economic Update – Economic Change, Economic Disorder – 02.14.16

Updates on China achieves economic superpower status, profit produces drug scarcities, Ireland’s unjust austerity, millionaire tax in Massachusetts. Major discussions of self-destructive cut-backs in public higher education and the chaos of the monetary system (banks, Fed Reserve, etc.).

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Tens of Thousands Flood Dublin Demanding Abolition of Austerity TaxOn Water

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the Irish capital on Saturday to demand the abolition of a controversial water tax—an austerity measure that protesters say violates the human right to this vital good. The campaign Right2Water announced in a press statement on Saturday that over 80,000 people from across Ireland took part in the demonstration. The group, whose …