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As Australian Treasurer goes all gung-ho on planned company tax cuts it is wise to consider just what the country's international tax ranking is right now

January 15, 2018 - 00:15 -- Admin

While Federal Treasurer and Liberal MP for Cook Scott Morrison is waxing lyrical about Trump’s tax cuts in the US and those Turnbull Government planned company tax cuts, it might be a good idea to see where Australia is positioned with regard to its international tax ranking.According to the US Tax Foundation's Center for Federal Tax Policy Australia has an overall ranking as the 7th best among OECD countries and 25th out of a field of 35 when it comes to company tax rates.Even with current c

As more national governments veer towards fascism the level of danger Facebook presents rises

January 14, 2018 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Trump Regime is busy dismantling democratic checks and balances in the United States, the May Government in Britain is handing powers of arrest to certain multinational corporations and in Australia federal and state right-wing politicians slavishly ape Republican and Conservative policies.Rabid nationalism, religious extremism, contrived xenophobia, authoritarianism, contempt for human rights and disdain for democratic processes appear to be the order of the day for too many political le

Quotes of the Week

January 13, 2018 - 00:15 -- Admin

“In his dual careers as lawyer and merchant banker, Malcolm Turnbull has earned a reputation that inspires a mix of awe, fear and, among some, downright loathing.” [Journalist John Lyons writing in The Sydney Morning Herald, 1991]“Of all personality measures, sadism showed the most robust associations with trolling and, importantly, the relationship was specific to trolling behavior. Enjoyment of other online activities, such as chatting and debating, was unrelated to sadism.