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Murray Dobbin | In the last few weeks, news stories have emerged that suggest the West is beginning to devolve into a kind of new feudalism. Are we seeing the signs of a new feudal order?
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Linda McQuaig | The truth is that the Burger King-Tim Hortons deal is just a paper transaction that, apart from enriching stockholders, will likely provide zero benefit for Canada, in job creation or revenue.
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Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.
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Bruce Livesey | The offshore tax haven issue speaks to one of the Great Lies currently promulgated by conservative, liberal and even social democratic governments: which is that governments are broke.
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Duncan Cameron | Finding a way to end legal tax evasion was the theme for the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers Meeting in Moscow over the weekend, in preparation for the G20 Moscow Summit this year.
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Linda McQuaig | Why would our government bother supporting serious global efforts to eliminate a system that facilitates despicable crimes and robs national treasuries, when it can look tough by crossing its fingers?
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Statscan Cansim table 376-0051 (by country) and 376-0038 (by industry)
Toby Sanger | A growing share of Canada's investment overseas is being channelled by Canadian banks into tax havens. Unfortunately, there isn't much evidence our political leaders are doing much about this.
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Andrew Jackson | Overall, StatsCan estimates that corporations made as much as $17 billion on underground activity in 2008, about half of which was in the construction sector.
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Toby Sanger | Not only is an increasing share of Canadian direct investment abroad going through finance and insurance industries, but a growing share is also being funnelled into tax havens.
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Linda McQuaig | No one questions the zeal of Canadian authorities in ensuring that ordinary folks pay every cent of their taxes. Yet the government doesn't appear to be equally zealous when it comes to the rich.
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Amy Goodman | It looked like it was business as usual for President Obama on the first day of his Martha's Vineyard vacation, as he spent five hours golfing with Robert Wolf, president of UBS Investment Bank.