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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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The Careerists

Chris Hedges truthdig.com The greatest crimes of human history are made possible by the most colorless human beings. They are the careerists. The bureaucrats. The cynics. They do the little chores that make vast, complicated systems of exploitation and death … Continue reading

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Revealed: true cost of the Christmas toys we buy from China’s factories

Source: Guardian With Christmas three weeks away, an undercover investigation has revealed the bleak realities of life in Chinese toy factories serving a market worth £2.8bn a year in the UK alone. Big brands such as Disney, Lego and Marks … Continue reading

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Scientist Predicts Eugenic Society in 5 Years: Gene Tests to Determine Lover’s Compatibility

Christine Hsu Medical Daily It seems we may be heading into a new era of eugenics, and in the future, instead of choosing to settle with partners we love, we may be choosing them based on the compatibility of our … Continue reading

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Businesses forced to dump carbon tax hike on customers

Simon Benson and Steve Lewis The Daily Telegraph SMALL business owners, farmers and home renovators are among those already feeling the effect of the carbon tax as prices soar just two weeks after the scheme was introduced. In one of … Continue reading

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Carbon tax cost added to family’s funeral bill

Simon Benson Daily Telegraph A GRIEVING family claims that a cemetery slapped them with a $55 carbon tax bill for burying a relative – saying “even the dead don’t escape the carbon tax” – just days after the tax was … Continue reading

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Australians Desert the Carbon Tax

Andrew Puhanic Activist Post It’s official, Australians are now being forced to pay a carbon tax on the emissions they produce. The Clean Energy Legislative Package, passed by the Australian Senate on 8 November 2011 become law on 1 July … Continue reading

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$46m carbon tax bill for hospitals, schools

Simon Benson The Telegraph THE average Sydney hospital will be hit with a $120,000 annual carbon bill after the $23-a-tonne tax kicks in on July 1. Local public schools will also be forced to come up with an extra $9000 … Continue reading

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Government’s winter thrift tips include board games and blankets

Jessica Marszale News.com.au/Herald Sun PEOPLE should wear jumpers, use blankets, play board games and walk more to save on energy bills this winter, a Federal Government website says. But the suggestions are “very condescending” and overlook the cost of living … Continue reading

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Almond joy! – Victory for bees

Source: Panna With little fanfare, pesticide manufacturer Bayer has asked California regulators to limit the use of one of their most profitable products, imidacloprid. Rather than undergo the public scrutiny and cost involved in a state-mandated re-evaluation of the pesticide’s … Continue reading

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