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Corporations avoiding taxes

Is it fair that many large corporations don't pay their fair share of taxes but still enjoy the resources that our nation offers to help them prosper? According to Tim Dickinson of Rolling Stone, "Two-thirds of Americans believe large corporations should be paying higher taxes, and 80 percent believe corporate loopholes should be closed. Roberto Ferdman, writing for Wonkblog, recently wrote about Burger King Worldwide Inc., the latest American corporation looking to move its headquarters or other assets out of America to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Burger King is moving its headquarters to Canada and reincorporating, a process described by Ferdman as "shifting its corporate...