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MP: Paying Tradesmen In Cash Is Morally Wrong

Sky News A Treasury minister has hit out at households who pay tradesmen in cash, saying it is “morally wrong” as it helps workers avoid tax. Exchequer Secretary David Gauke said: “Getting a discount with your plumber by paying cash … Continue reading

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Human corpses harvested in multimillion-dollar trade

Willson et al. theage.com.au A grisly trade in human body parts leaves relatives grieving and some recipients at risk of life-threatening disease. On February 24, Ukrainian authorities made an alarming discovery: bones and other human tissues crammed into coolers in … Continue reading

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Cash? You’re standing in it as farmers view manure plan

Rachel Wells Great Lakes Advocate YARROWEYAH dairy farmer Jim McKeown never dreamed the cow manure he trudges through every day could one day earn him a serious dollar. However, a new initiative, released yesterday for public comment, could see manure … Continue reading

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Billions Spent On A Cure For Cancer And Yet Cancer Rates Continue To Explode?

Source: American Dream Why hasn’t a cure for cancer been found?  We have poured billions upon billions of dollars into cancer research, and yet cancer rates continue to explode.  Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, and according to … Continue reading

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Banks Repaid Bailout With Other Government Cash

TruthDig Sure, Washington used taxpayer money to prop up the banks that played a crucial role in wrecking the economy. But at least the government turned a profit on the bailout, right? Not exactly. According to a Government Accountability Office … Continue reading

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To the manners scorned: upper class more likely to lie, cheat, study finds

Nickie Phillips Sydney Morning Herald IF YOU’VE ever been bullied by a luxury four-wheel-drive owner in the eastern suburbs, you know money does not buy manners. A group of psychologists have observed people from different financial backgrounds and shown upper-class … Continue reading

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Punk Economics: Lesson 2

Irish economist David McWilliams explains the ECB’s massive cash for trash scheme — bailing out banks with your money. Writer/Director: David McWilliams Producer/Editor: Mary Catherine Brouder Artist: Mark Flood Production Manager: Sanja Miladinovic

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Kim Jong Il’s Foreign Adventure – North Korea

Source: Journeyman Pictures We take a madcap look at one of the weirdest experiments of globalisation: North Korea’s deceased leader Kim Jong-Il exporting his people and propaganda machine to Russia in a bid for cold, hard cash. Viewer’s discretion is … Continue reading

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PENSIONS IN CRISIS AS FUNDS COLLAPSE

Source: Express BRITAIN’S private pensions system has suffered a “seismic collapse” to leave millions of savers facing a bleak retirement, new figures show today. A shocking 90 per cent of firms’ final salary retirement schemes have been closed with experts … Continue reading

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Benefits can do more harm than good for child poverty because parents ‘will only spend them on drugs or gambling’

Source: Daily Mail Higher benefits for poor families could do more harm than good, Iain Duncan Smith claimed last night, as feckless parents will only spend the extra money on themselves. In an attack on Labour’s child poverty targets, the … Continue reading

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