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Famine, climate change and the BBC

I must protest about the BBC’s portrayal of the impending famine in Ethiopia on the 10 o’clock news on Monday night as being down to ‘God’ and ‘Mother Nature’. 486 more words

Facebook taxed £1 for every sincere comment

Today HM Revenue & Customs (HRMC) defended their decision to levy £4,327 from Facebook in 2014, based on the social network giant’s contribution to the ‘sum of human kindness’.   229 more words


Blow the whistle on tax secrecy

This week, activists united across Europe to blow giant whistles on tax-dodging. Restless campaigners were out in force, calling the UK government to support a law to make companies publish where they do business and where they pay tax. 410 more words


Tax and the environment: strange bedfellows?

Not really, which is why the below event may be of interest if you live in Northern Ireland.  There’s further discussion on the links between tax and the environment – conservation specifically – … 9 more words


Walmart - master of tax avoidance

Walmart is the second biggest employer in the world (after army of China). Walmart is one of the most active multinational-companies lobbying for TTIP (EU-USA trade agreement) and TPP (Trans-Pasific partnership between USA and Pacific countries). 50 more words


The Queen's Speech

It’s been just over 3 weeks since that most shocking of election results. It wasn’t so much that Labour, the party I was supporting, lost, but the consequences of that loss. 1,498 more words

Worried about Austerity?

For all of us who live and work at the sharp end of cuts – minimum-wage employees surviving on diminishing benefits, disabled people, tenants facing eviction, NHS employees – the destructive impact of austerity is clear.  400 more words