America’s REAL Corporate Tax Rate

On paper, America’s corporate tax rate is the highest in the world. But the reality is far different, with American corporations paying the lowest taxes of all industrial countries. This article evaluates the arguments, and provides persuasive evidence for the conclusions it reaches.

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Reclaim Corporate Governance

This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series Political Reforms

The corporation is the most powerful engine of progress ever devised. Ungoverned, it is also the most powerful engine of destruction. Like a chainsaw, it can do a lot of great work for you — or it can rip off your leg. The trick is for American citizens and employees who run those companies to regain control of them.

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Social Media Voting-Advice Systems

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Political Reforms

When you’re losing, change the game. That’s the first maxim of game theory. Corporations have been “gaming the system” for decades. It’s time to change the game, so the political system once again values people more than profits. Doing so could restore the tremendous economy and high standard of living of the 1950’s, while retaining the benefits of modern technology.

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Elimination of Earmarks

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Political Reforms

If the biggest problem we face is money going into the political system, then the second biggest problem has to be the money coming out of it. Those two trends could almost offset each other, except for one thing: The money going in goes to politicians and their parties. The money coming out comes from our tax dollars — and the waste of our tax dollars makes it impossible for government to do many of the things it should be doing.

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