Tuesday January 21, 2020

Taoiseach needs to lift the lid on greed and inequality

Varadkar’s early risers should not be blaming welfare recipients for their woes, but those enabling the super-wealthy to pay a pittance in taxes

12th November, 2017
Leo Varadkar: opinions differ on whether his early risers pay more than their fair share of tax

What is the connection between the Paradise Papers and Leo Varadkar’s “people who get up early in the morning”? At first glance, not very much. On more mature reflection, a great deal.

Varadkar’s early risers pay their taxes. Opinions differ about whether or not they pay more than their fair share. However, there can be no doubt that the corporations and the high net worth individuals exposed in the Paradise Papers...

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