Month: March 2018

Europe

The EU needs a common corporate tax

For years we the Green Party have been demanding a fair taxation for corporations. We have compiled reports about Ikea, Zara, BASF etc. to show how corporations shunt their profits between the member states and therefore shirk their tax contribution. Now there is also finally a strong position in the Commission and European Parliament with…

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Society

Support women’s rights!

A little test: who among you is familiar with situations in which formal power is distributed differently than the official rules say it is? For example, at a company or in a society in which some people are more powerful than purely according to what is on paper in statutes or job descriptions, while others…

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Europe

Tax Swamps and the Fight Against Terrorism

The EU Parliament has just accepted a report in which a key to the combatting of terrorism is identified: financing. To combat terrorism effectively, the financial sources of the terrorist organisations must be cut. All major data leaks in recent times, whether it is the Russian money laundering machine or the Panama Papers, show that…

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