Apple Corporation had $100,000 in taxable income which included $27,500 of dividends from a 30% owned corporation. In addition, Apple Corporation had $10,000 of tax-exempt income and of the corporations $7,950 of charitable contributions, only $3,000 were deductible in 2020. What is Apple Corporation’s current earnings & profits?
p beat and minor piano melody following a ‘gangster’ style Arabic rap, “Rais Lebled” pleads with the President Ben Ali with its poignant, powerful democratizing lyrics. It begins by informing the president that “your people are dying”, “eating from garbage”, “We are living like dogs”, then El Général continues to describe the myriad indignities and violence, corruption and oppression suffered by ordinary Tunisians. The heightened speech of the narration comes across as rebellious and bold as he then goes on to explain: “Mr. President, you told me to speak without fear, I spoke here, but I knew that my end would be palms (i.e., slaps and beatings), I see so much injustice. That’s why I chose to speak out, even though many people told me that my end will be execution. But how long (must) the Tunisian live in illusions?”. El General adopted an activist agenda and spoke loudly in the name of the poor and underprivileged, despite the repercussions. He clearly knew of the repercussions behind his confrontation yet decided to communicate the narrative of subjugation and suppression which his audience could understand and relate to. He layed Tunisia’s claim to the right to revolution by showing Ben Ali’s failure to look after the citizens of his country. He then later released his song “Tounes Bledna” (“Tunisia is our country”) on YouTube and in the chorus he furiously rhymes: “Tunisia is our country, with politics or with blood!” “Tunisia is our country and her men will never surrender!” “Tunisia is our country, the whole people hand-in-hand!” and “Tunisia is our country and today we must find the solution!”. He uses music as a call for economic opportunities, a clean government and the rule of law for the citizens of Tunisia. El General pro-democracy political values and identity filtered into his music as his lyrics reflect the social and political grievances the citizens of Tunisia faced and became the personification of protest. His songs resonated with every Tunisian person that was exposed to the widespread government corruption and ineptitude, which were all of Ben Ali’s neoliberal restructuring of the country. In this instance, the repetition of “Tunisia is our country” instantly fixes all of the people with that nationality, instantly creating a collective binding reinforces feelings of national kinship. Fela Kuta, Africa’s greatest political artist understood that music is a ‘weapon of the fu>GET ANSWER