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Myth Busted: Undocumented Immigrants Do Pay Taxes
Myth Busted: Undocumented Immigrants Do Pay Taxes

By: Zach Dawes
Repeat a lie often enough and people eventually believe it. Case in point, many people accept the myth that undocumented immigrants don't pay taxes.

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Unprecedented Lottery Jackpots Hide Troubling Realities
Unprecedented Lottery Jackpots Hide Troubling Realities

By: Zach Dawes
Record lottery jackpots in the U.K. and the U.S. are grabbing international headlines and emptying wallets. But lost in all the excitement over the big payoff are two troubling realities.

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Should We Balance Our Budgets on Backs of Elderly?
Should We Balance Our Budgets on Backs of Elderly?

By: James Gordon
As nations cut their budgets, Christian communities will have to think through what it means for wealthy countries to save money by making life harder for older people.

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British Churches: Benefit Cuts Will Harm Poor Families
British Churches: Benefit Cuts Will Harm Poor Families

By: Paul Hobson
The British government's welfare reform bill is a dangerous shift that will harm poor families and their children, according to a report from churches representing several faith groups.

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Slavery and Today's So-Called Job Creators
Slavery and Today's So-Called Job Creators

By: Colin Harris
Many who work two or more minimum-wage jobs find it difficult to break poverty's chains. There's an interesting parallel between those who defend the current system and those from the past who defended slavery.

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Taxes: The Price of Civilization, Especially in the U.S.
Taxes: The Price of Civilization, Especially in the U.S.

By: David Brattson
"Taxes are what we pay for civilized society," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said. It is also what we pay for the privilege of being disciples of Jesus Christ.

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Taxation - A Topic Rarely Engaged in Churches
Taxation - A Topic Rarely Engaged in Churches

By: Zach Dawes
Taxes are essential to a functioning society, yet you'll rarely hear a sermon or attend a church study on the topic. Christians need to engage in more frequent moral and ethical reflection on taxation.

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Why All Companies Should Pay the Taxes They Owe
Why All Companies Should Pay the Taxes They Owe
By: Laura Taylor
Taxation can be one of the best ways in which a society can share its burdens, duties and responsibility to provide for our mutual "common good." And large corporations shouldn't be let off the hook.
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Lotteries Here to Stay but Still Shameful
Lotteries Here to Stay but Still Shameful

By: Reggie Warren
Promoters must know lotteries prey on the poor and ignorant. Governments ought to be ashamed for promoting gambling just as Christians ought to be ashamed for participating in it.

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Why We Need to Ensure All Companies Pay Their Taxes
Why We Need to Ensure All Companies Pay Their Taxes
All companies should pay the taxes they owe on their earnings and shouldn't aggressively avoid their responsibility. And we need to take steps to make sure they pay their share.
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Hunger – The Hidden Cost of Tax Injustice
Hunger – The Hidden Cost of Tax Injustice
Developing nations could eradicate poverty and hunger with lost revenue, a new report says. One reason they don't have the revenue? Corporate tax dodging.
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Does Your Church Think About Theology of Taxation?
Does Your Church Think About Theology of Taxation?
If religion is to be more than ritual, and Christianity more than ceremony, houses of faith and faith groups need to think more about the theology of taxation.
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"Sacred Texts, Social Duty"

The Web site for EthicsDaily.com's hour-long documentary "Sacred Texts, Social Duty."

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