Activists Call Out A Bad Apple On Michigan Avenue

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“At the Apple store on Michigan Avenue Monday, not everyone was looking to buy the latest version of the iPhone.  Employees and customers alike were taken by surprise when, during the lunch hour break, more than 60 members of Fair Economy Illinois began chanting slogans such as “Apple, Apple you’re no good, pay your taxes like you should!”

As the they assembled on the large glass stairwell of the two-story building, activists held up signs that played off Apple’s own creative branding, saying, “iPaid my taxes, Apple should too” and “It doesn’t take a Genius to pay your taxes.”

While their signs and slogans were clever, the message they carried was serious…”

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(Progress Illinois, July 2, 2013)

Images: Chris Geovanis

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