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David Cay Johnston Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd

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American investigative journalist — economics and tax issues — and author David Cay Johnston talks with host Jay Ackroyd about debt peonage and neo feudalism.

Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick You With The Bill, is about hidden subsidies, rigged markets, and corporate socialism.

Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich—and Cheat Everybody Else, a New York Times bestselleron the U.S. tax system that won the Investigative Reporters and Editors 2003 Book of the Year award.

Temples of Chance: How America Inc. Bought Out Murder Inc. to Win Control of the Casino Business is an account of how the junk-bond kings usurped mob control of the casino industry in the 1980s. Johnston discusses corruption in the industry and the role of the federal and state governments in that corruption.

The Fine Print: How Big companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind was released in September 2012.

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