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What role do big corporations play in our lives? How can we better our understanding of the “fine print”? On Friday October 18th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by David Cay Johnston, investigative journalist and author, to discuss this issue and his latest book, “The Fine Print: How Big Corporations Use “Plain English to Rob You Blind”.
David Cay Johnston has made a name for himself as the defender of the common man, calling out the rich and powerful for cheating the system at the expense of everyone else. Whether he’s exposing unjust loopholes in the tax code that help the rich get richer or pointing out how powerful corporations pocket government subsidies at excessive taxpayer expense, Johnston is an eloquent town crier for justice and equality.- Penguin Group USA