Anger continues to boil and there is no sign of the end to strike movement and protests that threaten the continuation of the president in office. Colombians are standing up despite the worst record of human rights abuses in South America.
This article by Ben Butler (The Guardian Australia 5 Dec 2019) tells about efforts in the Australian tax Office (ATO) to clamp down on the serious problem of multinational tax evasion failing to properly inform Australia about their taxable income, the taxes they pay, and how they use Australian entities to manipulate the system. It is based on an interview with Jeremy Hirschhorn, second commissioner of the ATO.
The American job creation fiction constantly presented is important for Australia for two reasons. One is that the Australian economy is significantly integrated into the American one, and what goes on there is going to have an impact here. The other, is that Australian governments have the habit of falling into line with American policy, and this includes economic policy. Continue reading The truth about American jobs and its replication here in Australia→