Monthly Archives: March 2019

Good News bits. One Irish, the other Worldwide

One person´s solution to Irelands housing, lack of housing, crisis. A former soldier in Ireland has given his three-bedroom home to a young family who were on the waiting list for a new home for seven years. Paddy Phelan gave … Continue reading

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Little by little changes Are coming.

If you’re stuck for time just jump to the short YouTube at the bottom for a good summary. Back in 2005/06 few people were paying any attention to the role of tax havens in the looting of poor countries by … Continue reading

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Has poverty Really been reduced So much ?

As nations attempted to recover from two devastating world wars within 40 years the good and the great of the victorious countries applied their minds to the myriad problems facing them. The European continent was on its knees, physically, economically … Continue reading

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A “Little talked about” Tax

Since less than 1% of estates in USA and less than 5% in UK pay any inheritance taxes one would expect that well over 90% of the general population would support having such a tax. Strangely this does not seem … Continue reading

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