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THE EU REFERENDUM

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
People are probably by now getting fed-up with all the arguments around the EU Referendum, and maybe don’t need yet another opinion to consider. However there is so much mis-information and scaremongering being put out, by both sides, that I’d like  to try and bring some[…]

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Young People – The model doesn’t fit anymore

By Mary Bolinbroke
We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now taught that there is only one route that may be taken[…]

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THE PANAMA TAX SCANDAL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have been rocked by the Tax Avoidance scandal coming out of Panama, after a whistle-blower leaked more than 11 million documents from the law-firm Mossack Fonseca. This firm has spent the last 40 years helping their wealthy clients worldwide to hide money and[…]

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CRISIS IN BRITISH STEEL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have seen the Tory government slowly getting engulfed in the crisis caused by Indian company Tata’s threat to close steel works across the UK. As well as meaning that the UK would no longer have a viable steel industry,  if this were to[…]

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GOOGLE – TAX AVOIDER

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The news this week has been full of comment about Google, its dreadful tax avoidance, and the way it managed to strike a cosy deal with the Inland Revenue to get away with paying only 10% of the tax that should have been due on its[…]

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LABOUR’S LURCH TO THE LEFT

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
By electing Jeremy Corbyn as its new leader, the Labour Party has finally thrown off the last vestiges of Blair-ism and taken a firm step back towards its Leftist roots. This has led to much shock, both within the party and outside it, with the inevitable[…]

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THE LABOUR LEADERSHIP

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
With the demise of Ed Milliband after Labour’s election defeat, the race is now well underway to find a successor. Initially this seemed as if it would follow the predictable path, with various pro-business Blairite-type candidates fighting it out between them, while a token ‘Old Labour’[…]

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GREECE AND THE EURO

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Over the next few weeks the news will be full of the unfolding Greek tragedy, and if current trends are anything to go by most criticism will be firmly directed either at the Greek people – for borrowing so much money in the first place; or[…]

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NON-DOM TAX AVOIDERS

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to abolish the scandalous ‘Non-Dom’ rule, which allows wealthy individuals to avoid paying tax on their foreign earnings, while the rest of us ordinary mortals have to pay all our tax in full. This rule is long-overdue[…]

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