Venice is still under siege of bigger-than-ever cruise ships – … Continue reading
There are 60 million acres of land in the UK – 40 million are owned by 6,000 people, the super-rich: the Queen, the Duke of Buccleuch, the Duke of Westminster, et al. Instead of paying land tax as they did in the 19th century, they actually receive subsidies and have the ability to exploit tax loopholes (like the trust). The rest of us don’t.
Workers pay the most taxes – on their labour. 40% of government revenue comes from income tax and VAT.
Instead of taxing wealth that is earned, we could be taxing that which is unearned: land. (more…)
The Basic Question for an Intellectual – How does one … Continue reading
Parliament voted to approve Trident by a majority of 355 … Continue reading
End Ecocide, the coalition launching a Tribunal against the chemical-intensive, anti-biodiversity practises of industrial agricultural company Monsanto in October at The Hague.
Our responsible Prime Minister responsible for keeping Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy for years. Continue reading
I told Vivienne about a phone call with my son … Continue reading