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Bernie Sanders wishes Apple would manufacture locally, pay all taxes

Presidential candidate criticizes Apple for manufacturing practices, not paying its fair share of taxes
By: Sean Ridgeley | Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Apr 6, 2016 8:33 pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders -- sounding off on corporate America in an interview with the New York Daily News -- had some frank words for Apple this week. While he doesn't believe the company is destructive on the scale of JPMorgan and General Electric, he does take issue with a couple of its key practices.

 

 

"No, Apple is not destroying the fabric of America," he explains. "But I do wish they'd be manufacturing some of their devices, here, in the United States rather than in China. And I do wish that they would not be trying to avoid paying their fair share of taxes."

 

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On the bright side, Apple is environmentally friendly and will get even moreso later this month when it makes the switch from plastic bags to recycled paper ones.

NEWS SOURCES:Nydailynews.com

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