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Today on Your Call: What can we learn from UK Uncut?


On today’s Your Call, we’ll speak with the group that has successfully pressured multinationals to pay taxes. In the United States , the conversation is dominated by the deficit, while tax loopholes are rarely mentioned. A recent study found that tax havens cost state governments in the US $40 billion a year. What will it take to raise awareness about tax dodgers? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. How are tax havens affecting the economy? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Steve Wamhoff, legislative director with Citizens for Tax Justice

Liam Thompson, activist with UK Uncut

Carl Gibson, co-founder of US Uncut

Gan Golan, co-founder of the Flip The Debt Campaign

Web Resources:

UK Uncut

US Uncut

Flip the Debt

Citizens for Tax Justice

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