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The limits of corporate citizenship [Commentary]
The limits of corporate citizenship [Commentary]

Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills. But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before. The only difference is they'll no longer be "American" and won't have to pay nearly as much in taxes to the U.S. government. OK. But if they're no longer American citizens, they should no longer be able to spend a penny influencing American politics. Some background: We've been hearing for years from CEOs that American corporations are suffering under a larger tax burden than their foreign competitors....

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