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@vonderleyen The #Qatargate #Scandal: Could It Signal The #End Of The ‘#BrusselsEU’? | Apr 21
- A vice #president of the #EuropeanParliament and other EU #lawmakers have been #bribed by the governments of #Qatar, #Morocco, #Mauritania, and possibly other countries…
@vonderleyen Inquiry Launched Into Secret Talks Between #Pfizer And #EUCommission Chief For Sale Of #Vaccines | Sep 18
- Pfizer has been holding sovereign governments to #ransom making bizarre demands asking for #bankreserves, #embassy buildings and #military bases.
@vonderleyen The #EuropeanCommission's #refusal of public access to text messages #SMS exchanged between
@vonderleyen and the CEO of a #pharmaceutical company on the purchase of a #Covid19Vaccines
- CASE 1316/2021/MIG - OPENED ON Thursday | 16 Sep 2021
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Here's a short funny story about international tax and racism. (Ok, it's not that funny. But it's also about academic impact, and very much worth celebrating.)
On 7 April 2021, President Biden announces he's going to stop companies being "able to hide their income in places like the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, in #taxhavens."

Somehow, it's *always* the [black majority] palm-fringed islands that get called out...…
On 13 April, @brooklyntaxprof wrote an open letter: it "may be true, in a sense. But it encapsulated the racism you promised to purge from our discourse. Tax experts you surround yourself with know Switzerland belongs at the top of any list of #taxhavens"…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 12/22/2020…
New model reveals previously unrecognized complexity of oceanic earthquake zones…

#zones #earthquake #complexity
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How do we make sense of the fact that our present-day system of #offshore #taxhavens expanded significantly during the 1950s&60s, the main decades of decolonization? In this piece, I explore part of the answer to this question: a thread… #twitterstorians
European settlers, businessmen, officials had been invested in #empire in various ways, across different colonies and imperial contexts. Such entanglements only increased in the final years of European rule #twitterstorians #offshore #taxation
At the same time, we know that many investors, where possible depending on circumstances and the nature of their assets, sought to remove themselves and their funds from the decolonizing world when non-white rule appeared increasingly likely #twitterstorians
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I got a lot of questions recently on #tax policy developments in the #Netherlands. So here is a thread!

A lot has happened in the past 2 months. I will try to give a complete overview with implications and consequences for one of the largest #taxhavens in the world.

Enjoy! 👇🇳🇱
First a general comment.

Over the past weeks the Netherlands has been extensively portrayed as a harmful tax haven in the EU, especially by southern European countries.

Many numbers circulate about the Netherlands but sums it up pretty well.
Several reports have been published in the NL in the past 2 months:

(1) The long-awaited report of an independent commission (known as Adviescommissie ter Haar) on how the NL should reform its laws to make multinationals pay their fair share. 👉…
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Canadians better #protest if Gov's give more #welfare to #frackingLNG! Arghh!
With few options to access capital, LNG proponents are asking the fed & prov gov's to help as part of an economic #stimulus pkg to re-start country’s economy following #COVID19…
So sick of this bullshit. Its abusive.…
Feds announce $275M for 'largest private sector investment in Canadian history' — Kitimat, B.C.'s LNG project…
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💰Bellingham & The British Virgin Islands

Sir Henry Bellingham is the former UK FCO Minister for the Overseas Territories 2010 - 2012

#PanamaPapers #BVI #TaxHavens #GlobalLandromat #TOC
2016:Bellingham in support of the British Virgin Islands Gov’t & financial corporations writes the British Virgin Islands are a 'shining example of a well-regulated, transparent jurisdiction'

🔑Sun, Sand, and the $1.5 Trillion Dark Offshore Economy

🔑The British Virgin Islands is nominally home to 400,000 companies, and desperate to fend off the transparency movement.…
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@_Revolution18 @SAReserveBank @amaBhungane @OUTASA I asked th racist @OUTASA abt this but they blocked me😂 instead of answering my questions.

OUTASA is the same as @Corruption_SA,@Our_DA, FUL,AfriForum,HSF,FreedomUnderLaw,...their MANDATE isto portray BLACKS as corrupt

@_Revolution18 @SAReserveBank @amaBhungane @OUTASA @Corruption_SA @Our_DA ST GEORGE’S FINE FOODS should offer shares to Black staff members as part of reconciliation.

@_Revolution18 @SAReserveBank @amaBhungane @OUTASA @Corruption_SA @Our_DA WMC & their Black stooges hv taken a resolution to completely privatise South Africa electricity supply.

Eskom to retrench thousands of Black workers.

Who'll benefit frm Eskom destruction?
WMC,SACP,ANC veterans,Ramaphosa,Gordhans

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The #GST Should Never have Been Applied To ANYTHING, it only exists bc over 30 years of #Privatization of Public Assets that produced Revenue, the Revenue has Disappeared,on top of TaxCuts for Corporations & the removal of tariffs which had the
double wammy of sending manufacturing,textile industry,car manufacturing either offshore,broke or closed
#GST need to be removed From Everything
Corporations DONT Pay GST only Consumers pay GST
Introduce a #SugarTax on ALL Processed Food/Drink 20% per teaspoon(5g)of price,source of revenue &Healthier Population,long term Lower Health Budget
Raise Corporations Tax,Any #ProfitShifting
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