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Nima Shirazi and Adam Johnson
News Brief: The Transactional Dog-Whistle Politics of the Term "Taxpayer"
52 minutes Posted Mar 3, 2021 at 6:48 am.
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On this News Brief, we discuss the ubiquitous weaponization of the term "taxpayer" in media and politics and how it deliberately smuggles right-wing, transactional and deeply racialized notions of people's relationship with their government into our cultural understanding of taxation, public spending and social services.   Our guest is the Law and Political Economy Project's Raúl Carrillo.