A report by Oxfam suggests Europe’s largest banks have registered over a quarter of their profits in offshore tax havens last year. The continent’s top 20 lenders avoided paying tax on an estimated €25 billion, the study finds. 143 more words
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As I hibernated through the recession the effects of this were more acutely visible elsewhere when, as part of a never-ending series of cutbacks, the Council did away with their Arts Development Officer post and therefore putting the kybosh on the local writing group. 745 more words
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Please rind attached a copy of tile memorandum issued by Vice President Martin V. Gregorio on the adoption of austerity measures ill the University of the Philippines… 45 more words
Statement by IMPACT Trade Union on Irish parliamentary committee’s recommendation to hold referendum on public ownership of water.
The background: Ireland was one of the worst hit countries to experience the austerity treatment in the EU but unlike Greece or Portugal, resistance was not very visible. 768 more words
The rise in tax breaks for the ultra-rich and austerity measures for everyone else has left Britain on the brink, says Mail Opinion.
David Cameron once used the desperation of people in the country’s most poverty-stricken housing estates to symbolise what he called Broken Britain. 178 more words
As #education #budget #cuts hit #Bedford, your child needs you to stand up to defend your #local #school.
The current slogan is a “Country that works for everyone”, or something similar. It’s bullshit. The government is in the process of cutting school funding so drastically that there can only be one outcome. 431 more words
Martin Luther King once said: ‘Faith is taking the first step, even if you don’t see the whole staircase’.
Those are some profound words and pretty much speak for themselves.810 more words