Hindery, Leo, Jr., “The ‘Real Unemployment’ Needs Real Solutions,” The Huffington Post, 01/12/10

“Reduce corporate income and payroll taxes and in return enact a value-added-tax, or VAT, of the sort which 152 countries in the world already have. This VAT is needed in order to quickly restore the essential tax-policy link between productivity growth and wage gains, and it would materially reduce our nation’s crushing on-going trade deficit, while largely stop the offshoring of high-quality American jobs.”