Monthly Archives: July 2016

Land: Use it or lose it, or at least pay tax on it.

A Land Value Tax. Land is a unique element in any society; there is a limited amount of it and it is needed for virtually all activities which take place in a society. We need it to grow food and … Continue reading

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Google searching for a way out of this one.

The investigation centres on whether the firm breaches competition rules by skewing search results in its favour, thereby restricting rival online advertising platforms. In a statement on Thursday, the European Commission said its preliminary conclusion was that “Google has abused … Continue reading

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Be careful not to ful ourselves!

Multinationals behind 26.3% GDP rise Growth figures affected by number of one-off factors in tech and aircraft leasing EOIN BURKE KENNEDY A handful of multinational companies in the tech, pharma and aircraft leasing sectors were responsible for an extraordinary jump … Continue reading

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Younger folk getting it tougher.

Quality of life problems differ by age group and social class July 13, 2016 Research conducted by the ESRI and published in a report by the Department of Social Protection today (Wednesday 13 July) examined how quality of life in … Continue reading

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