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She’s a little piece of data don’t you know

Stella Brooks(1910-2002) is earning money, 18 years after her death and, in effect, loaning the money back to the people of the United States for cultural purposes. The San Francisco singer has seven songs among the 60,000 in the catalog … Continue reading

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The Mendoza Line and taxing the payrolls here

I posted something to Steve Levy’s column today, about San Francisco payroll tax: As of 2012, San Francisco had a 1.5 percent payroll tax, that brought in $400 M to city coffers. What would you estimate, Dr. Levy, the hypothetical … Continue reading

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