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Wandering Eye: The many misdeeds of Hopkins, 'Born To Run' turns 40, and more

Wandering Eye: The many misdeeds of Hopkins, 'Born To Run' turns 40, and more

So if the Johns Hopkins University/Hospital system gives you the howling fantods—or even if it doesn't—you might learn something you didn't know in this lengthy catalog of the institution’s misdeeds published by Zachary Gallant in The Leveller. It's all here: the low-wage service jobs, the "bubble" of wealth amid crushing poverty, the curious nonprofit status of Maryland's largest single institution. The tax issue is central here in the first section of the piece: If "Johns Hopkins were taxed at Maryland's going corporate tax rate of 8.25% on its $7.62 billion annual revenue, the taxes would come to $628,650,000 annually, or $12.5...

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