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Taxed in Britain

In the light of recent high-profile tax-avoidance revelations, it’s a little surprising and rather disappointing that a mind-set persists which feels that we ought to be grateful for whatever tax the rich deign to pay into our system, insisting that … Continue reading

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Fair-Trade Coffee?

So Starbucks UK managing director Kris Engskov was surprised that feelings about tax avoidance ran so high, was he? One might have expected that somebody in charge of an operation which has such a major high street presence would have … Continue reading

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Why You Ought to Boycott Amazon, Google & Starbucks

One hears a lot of twaddle about tax-dodging companies actually being alright because they are at least providing jobs. Oh, how privileged we are, that we get to feed on the crumbs dropped from the top table. This is, of … Continue reading

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