Category: Politics

Political things, mostly from a lefty point of view.

Airport Duty Free VAT: The Scandal Continues

(I haven’t blogged in ages, so here’s a really dull post about corporate malfeasance and VAT to get you back in to the swing of things!) There’s been a bit of a scandal lately in UK airports where retailers have

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Governments should not subsidise business through the working poor

I don’t often blog about politics, but in the decline of the UK exchequer and the shift of blame from the corporate greedy to the working needy has seen some fundamentally unfair and downright nasty pieces of legislation being progressed

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Could Google one day be the recipient of US Government bailouts?

These are troubling times for global finance. On Monday morning I awoke to Radio 4 saying that the top brass at Lehman Brothers had failed to secure the bank’s future and left the building and climbed into their limousines for

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