In World War II, corporations paid 50% more than individuals and families. By the time Reagan left office, individuals and corporations paid four times more. The jobs crisis is deep and structural.
The revenue and tax avoidance problem is cast as an overspending problem. Greedy teachers and firefighters are pillories while speculators and financiers are called "system relevant" and ignored.
Video: Joshua Holland "The 15 Biggest Lies About the Economy and Everything Else the Right Doesn't Want You to Know about Taxes, Jobs and Corporate America"
BookTV presentation, 50 minutes, May 15, 2011
Video: Nathan Hodge "Armed Humanitarianism - The Rise of Nation Builders"
BookTV presentation, 10 minutes, May 15, 2011
Video: Noam Chomsky "American Power and the New Mandarins"
BookTV presentation. 1 hr 23 minutes, August 1, 2009