Aidan Regan: Citizens and governments are the biggest losers in tax free-for-all
The tax rules need changing, and it does certain governments no credit to be opposing a move towards greater transparency
The Tax Justice Network has published its first annual report on the state of tax justice for 2020. That might not sound impressive, but it is in fact the first systematic attempt to use new OECD data on country-by-country reporting from multinational enterprises to estimate how much governments lose from tax avoidance.
Readers will hardly be surprised to learn that the practice is endemic, and that the richest companies and individuals of the world aggressively use...
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Andrea Cleary: Don’t fall for the long con of 80 hours a week
Our bosses want us to work longer and longer shifts – and why wouldn’t they? Which makes it all the more important that we stand firm and resist
Séamas O’Reilly: What happens when the male gaze gets turned on itself?
Men are feeling more pressure than ever to achieve unattainable looks, but women have been graded and degraded on their appearance for centuries. It’s time for us all to go easy on ourselves
Deirdre Heenan: The DUP, not Brexit, has left angry loyalists in a tailspin
Thanks to a shameful and dangerous lack of political leadership, mistrust and division is rife in unionism – to everybody’s cost