Economy

Half a Million People Descended on London to Protest Corporate Tax Dodgers "This Is Economic Treason!"

As many as 500,000 protesters marched in London on Saturday to protest Britain’s deepest cuts to public spending since World War II.

As many as 500,000 protesters marched in London on Saturday to protest Britain’s deepest cuts to public spending since World War II. The protests come after U.K. officials estimated corporate taxes would be reduced even as it tackles a $235 billion deficit and plans to cut more than 300,000 public sector jobs. Meanwhile, in the United States protesters gathered in 40 cities on Saturday to oppose tax cuts for the wealthy amid budget cuts to public services. We broadcast a video report from the streets of London and speak to British journalist Johann Hari and Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio in New York.

Amy Goodman is the host of the nationally syndicated radio news program, Democracy Now!.
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