Programming note for Daily Kos Radio, Kagro in the Morning:
Tomorrow at 10 a.m Eastern (available via Podcast tomorrow afternoon), David Waldman, a/k/a Kagro in the Morning, will be joined by David Cay Johnston:
David Cay Boyle Johnston is an American investigative journalist and author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting.Tim Lange, a/k/a Meteor Blades (needs no introduction), will be joining the discussion as well.
Since 2009 he has been a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer who teaches the tax, property and regulatory law of the ancient world at Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management.' From July 2011 until September 2012 he was a columnist for Reuters, writing, and producing video commentaries, on worldwide issues of tax, accounting, economics, public finance and business. Johnston has been board president of Investigative Reporters and Editors since June 2012.
From February 1995 to April 2008, he was the tax reporter with The New York Times. [...] Johnston received the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting "for his penetrating and enterprising reporting that exposed loopholes and inequities in the U.S. tax code, which was instrumental in bringing about reforms. " Johnston described how corporations were paying less in taxes, even as individuals were paying more[. ...]
Johnston is the author of best-selling books on tax and economic policy. Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick You With The Bill, is about hidden subsidies, rigged markets, and corporate socialism. It follows his earlier book Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich—and Cheat Everybody Else, a New York Times bestseller on the U.S. tax system that won the Investigative Reporters and Editors 2003 Book of the Year award.
[... Johnston's book] The Fine Print: How Big companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind was released in September 2012.
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