Corporations like G.E. Have Representation Without Taxation

Now that the Supreme Court has unleashed the powers of corporate influence in American politics and apparently corporations such as G.E. pay little to no taxes, it seems that corporations have successfully won representation without taxation! This sounds like something straight out of Pohl and Kornbluth’s The Space Merchants.

Check out  G.E.’s Strategies Let It Avoid Taxes Altogether – NYTimes.com and Wonkette’s coverage here.

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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One comment on “Corporations like G.E. Have Representation Without Taxation
  1. […] their fair share of the costs that maintain our country and its place in the world (read about this here). Granted, the wealthy and corporations with the advent of globalization are more capable than ever […]

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He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

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