U.S. Senate Committee: Microsoft and Hewlitt-Packard Shield Income to Avoid Paying Taxes!

Dear Commons Community, Technology giants Microsoft Corp and Hewlett-Packard Co used offshore units to shield billions of dollars from U.S. taxes by taking advantage of loopholes and stretching the limits of the tax code, a U.S. Senate panel led by Senator Carl Levin said on Thursday. Describing tax avoidance as rampant in the technology sector, […]

Paul Krugman: Republican Party’s Disdain for Workers!!

Dear Commons Community, Paul Krugman in his New York Times column, explores the Republican Party’s “disdain” for workers.  Citing recent comments from the Party’s leaders such as Eric Cantor and Mitt Romney, he dices and slices Republican infatuation with “job creators”.  For example: “…the fact is that the modern Republican Party just doesn’t have much […]