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A Middle-Class Rip-Off: How The Middle Classes are Using Subsidies to Bogart Art

A Middle-Class Rip-Off: How The Middle Classes are Using Subsidies to Bogart Art

Richard Marshall August 29, 2017 0

  ‘Bernard, a subsidy is for art, for culture. It is not to be given to what the people want! It is for what the people don’t want but ought to have!’ So said the fictionalized Sir

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A practical solution for MP’s Pay & Expenses

Backbencher July 22, 2013 0

By Josh Hitchens This year more than most has shown that when it comes to Westminster politics, money is king. Whether it has been Unite’s purchased influence over the Labour party or Mr Crosby’s

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Land Value Tax

Backbencher April 12, 2013 2

Paul Parkinson explains the rationale behind a hot tax topic and evaluates its effectiveness. What is it? As a concept it is an annual levy, raised from the owners of freehold land, based on

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Tax is Theft 2: The Law is an Ass

Tax is Theft 2: The Law is an Ass

Olly Neville November 13, 2012 11

Yesterday I wrote about how taxation is theft. It is a simple concept – the government takes from you without your consent, forcing you to pay for things it wants. If you refuse then

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Financial Transaction Tax – Yet another nail in the Eurozones coffin

Financial Transaction Tax – Yet another nail in the Eurozones coffin

Olly Neville October 9, 2012 2

  News out today from the hotbead of economic competence that is the Eurozone is that France and Germany have found 11 other countries to jump with them into the pit of financial suicide

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