Annals In Sneaky Ca pitalism: When is a burger "intellectual pro perty?" When you file its brand fee in a low-tax country to avoid paying higher U.S. taxes on it. Welcome to the machinations of Burger King, McDonalds, Subway and others - with special tricks by Starbucks in the U.K. - wherein fast food chains pay tax rates as low as 2% in Switzerland. One more reason to eat local, from Reuters.
While the wealth of billionaires increased by $900 billion last year, or $2.5 billion a day, latest Oxfam report on inequality shows "this bonanza has not been felt by the poorest half of the world, which saw its wealth decline by 11 percent."
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