August 21, 2005

NPR on Teacher Boycott and Job Creation

Excellent audio stories from NPR.

Frank Langfitt discusses the teacher boycott on All Things Considered.

Also, here's a discussion with Greg LeRoy about his new book The Great American Jobs Scam: Corporate Tax Dodging and the Myth of Job Creation. The skinny: tax breaks are a small portion of business cost, but are a large chunk of revenue lost to local governments. The interview doesn't even touch on Wal-Mart, but it's critical to understand the role and size of tax subsidies doled out by politicians to other companies, to understand the size and impact of Wal-Mart's feeding at the trough.

Posted by Kevin on August, 21 2005 at 09:24 AM