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Paying The Real Costs of “Climate Change”

Paying The Real Costs of “Climate Change”

Michael St George February 21, 2014 2

Who’s paying the real costs of “climate change”?, asks Backbencher Friday page editor, Michael St George For a start, let’s be clear:  when I say “climate change” here, I most definitely don’t mean real

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Are Pay-day Lenders Guilty? Or Victims Of Their Own Success?

Are Pay-day Lenders Guilty? Or Victims Of Their Own Success?

Backbencher October 18, 2013 0

Reece Warren insists that the demonisation of pay-day loan companies hides some uncomfortable truths In the wake of Ed Miliband’s announcement that he would, as Prime Minister, aim to levy higher taxes on pay-day

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Does Globalisation Undermine The Welfare State?

Does Globalisation Undermine The Welfare State?

Backbencher May 17, 2013 1

Sami Steinbock analyses at length and discusses the tension between international economic interdependence and national-level welfare systems Part 3 of 3 The welfare state can, in theory, be undermined economically by globalisation. Firms who

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Financial Transaction Tax: How To Lose Business And Alienate Allies

Financial Transaction Tax: How To Lose Business And Alienate Allies

Backbencher May 10, 2013 1

Carl Jackson is amazed at the EU’s economic myopia over its damaging Financial Transactions Tax Sometimes I wonder if the Eurozone’s leaders actually want the whole thing to fail. If so, they are doing

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Is Corporation Tax Morally Flawed?

Is Corporation Tax Morally Flawed?

Backbencher April 26, 2013 0

Paul Parkinson considers the case for abolishing Corporation Tax on moral/ethical, rather than fiscal/economic, grounds. There has been much debate of late questioning the “morality” of anyone seeking to maximise their tax efficiency. On

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