A Primer on Corporate Tax Avoidance

  Film Review The Tax Free Tour VPRO-Marijee Meerman   The Tax Free Tour is an hour long Dutch documentary (in English) about the highly specialized field of corporate tax avoidance. I found it astounding how many US corporations use overseas tax havens to avoid paying tax in the US. Some of the better known […]

Canada Includes Depositor Haircut Bail-In Provision For Systemically Important Banks in 2013 Budget! March 28, 2013

Just as DieselBOOM accidentally admitted Monday, it appears that the Cypriot bail-in is anything but a one-off event, and is in fact the new collapse template for the entire Western banking system, and not just the ECB/ Eurozone! SD has been alerted to an alarming provision that has been buried deep inside the official 2013 […]

You're Next: Don't Let Them Do a Cyprus on New Zealand

Please sign petition at http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Reform_the_banking_system_so_that_no_more_bailouts_are_ever_needed/?cHHSRcb Readers may be aware of an effort by the New Zealand’s government to re-jig the Reserve Bank’s Open Banking Resolution to permit failing banks to confiscate a portion of their customer’s accounts to repay bank debt – as the government of Cyprus has just done. Unlike Cyprus, New Zealand isn’t […]

The World’s Debts Shall Not Be Repaid

From: The B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 791 March 28, 2013 By Ingo Schmidt Ingo Schmidt is an economist, a writer, and a labour educator. He is the Coordinator of the Labour Studies Program at Athabasca University. His latest book, co-edited with Bryan Evans is Social Democracy After the […]

Is Obama Preparing for Martial Law?

Is Obama preparing for martial law? All the signs say yes. Many prominent market analysts predict the US economy will collapse some time in 2013. They fully believe Americans will wake up one morning and learn the government has closed all the banks, as they have in Cyprus. When this happens, there will be long […]