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What Would Jesus Tax?

In the face of state and federal budget cuts, many of us have been fasting and contemplating the question: “What would Jesus cut?“ In light of tax day, however, we might equally contemplate: “What would Jesus tax?” 

After all, a great deal of our budgetary stress is the result of declining revenue, thanks to the economic downturn and decades of tax cuts.

We Don't Need to Shut Down the Government: Tax the Wealthy and Deadbeat Corporations to Close Budget Gaps

If corporations and households with $1 million income paid at the same levels they did in 1961, the Treasury would collect an additional $716 billion a year.

 

Unnecessary Shutdown, Unnecessary Austerity

Government must stop doling out ever-larger tax breaks to the superrich and vast corporations.

Have you heard? America is broke, according to many governors and lawmakers.

They're calling for deep cuts in teacher pay, firing cops, slashing medical services for working-class kids, and scrapping other essential services to narrow state and federal budget deficits.

Greed is Not a Virtue

Exploring elements of Wall Street’s moral perversion.

As part of the New Economy 2.0 series

 

By David Korten

Hey Congress, Want $400 Billion in New Annual Revenue?

Government must stop doling out ever-larger tax breaks to the superrich and vast corporations.

 Have you heard? America is broke, according to many governors and lawmakers.

The End of Empire

Great human advances were made when we still valued life.

As part of the New Economy 2.0 series 

 

By David Korten

The Story of Refined White Rice

How a once nutritious grain was transformed into something unhealthy to eat.

In an increasingly vulnerable world, we're searching for rooted communities—and what we can learn from them. Read more at our blog, Finding Rootedness.

A Grassroots Call to Tackle Corporate Tax Dodging

The growing use of offshore tax havens drains treasuries around the world, including developing countries attempting to provide services for their own citizens.

 Across the United States, there is a new movement emerging to dramatize the immorality of corporate tax dodging in the face of drastic budget cuts.

General Electric: King of the Tax Dodgers

General Electric Company -- known for its light bulbs, refrigerators -- and lately, for its nuclear reactors -- is one of the country's biggest tax dodgers.

 Congressional Republicans are about to cut the Tsunami Warning System from the National Weather Service budget. But if General Electric paid their fair share of taxes, we could reverse this and billions in additional budget cuts.

General Electric Company -- known for its light bulbs, refrigerators -- and lately, for its nuclear reactors -- is one of the country's biggest tax dodgers.

Stop Corporate Tax Dodging: Talking Points and Background Information

Most of us pay more in taxes than many U.S. corporations, and corporate tax avoidance has increased dramatically in the last 50 years.

 

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