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How will the global corporate tax deal impact tech companies?

Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace:

Will the OECD-brokered global corporate tax deal make a difference?

Well, it should, at least in two years, once it is adopted by the 136 countries that have now agreed to it. Once enforced, a minimum contribution would see approximately $125 billion flowing to public purses where it doesn't today. It would make it harder for countries to be tax havens or to be part of this race to the bottom when it comes to tax rates. It puts a limit on competition between countries but that is still possible. Now, public scrutiny over the corporate sector has intensified over the past years and with a whole host of issues like health care, climate change, and infrastructure begging for better solutions, there is a need for fair taxation that is widely supported, both publicly and now also politically.

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Waiting for the Mueller Report: US Politics in 60 Seconds

How are Americans feeling about President Trump's tax cut bill?

Well, not very good. Polls suggests that it remains really unpopular. People feel like the rich and corporations got most of that tax cut and they didn't get very much.

What's the Dems' biggest achievement in their first 100 days in the House?

I'd say it's oversight of the Trump administration, having the gavels, calling people like Bill Barr up to testify. That'll continue to be their number one role in the House since they don't control the Senate.

Will the Mueller report reveal more details of collusion?

I'd say it's much more likely to give us details about potential obstruction rather than collusion, but I'm not sure there will be huge blockbusters in there.

Is President Trump moving to consolidate power?

Obviously he is. He's cleared out DHS, he's got acting directors or leaders in six agencies not Senate confirmed. He's absolutely moving to consolidate power in himself and the executive branch.



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Charitable Contributions and Money in your 40s

Charitable contributions to nonprofits could be down by as much as $21 billion this year! It's Money in 60 Seconds with Sallie Krawcheck! And go deeper on topics like cybersecurity and artificial intelligence at Microsoft on The Issues.

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