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Cyprus: European oligarchs must pay

Governments can and should impose a tax on the wealth of the super-rich to help resolve Europe’s banking crisis, says Attac Cyprus is experiencing a banking crisis of Irish or Icelandic proportions: a bankrupt banking system, which the European Union is demanding taxpayers bail out. Ireland and Iceland took radically different decisions, one favourable to … Continue reading

The striking down of the 75% wealth tax – a censure for Francois Hollande’s policies of pretence

IN THE RADICAL PRESS / MEMOIRE DES LUTTES By Jacques Sapir The measure considered to be one of the most emblematic of the promises of François Hollande on tax, the famous 75% rate for people on incomes of over €1 million, was rejected Saturday, December 29 by France’s Constitutional Council. The “Wise Men”of the council, … Continue reading

For Italy’s One-Percent, La Dolce Vita Rolls On…

The rich don’t pay taxes. Everybody knows that. Especially in Italy, where governments have stayed firmly on the side of the 1%.  In the Republic of Yachts (Counterpunch)

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