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Strengthening audit for the benefit of stakeholders, the environment, and society

Friday, March 12th, 2021

I am sharing the following blog from Luminate, which refers to a project from which the Corporate Accountability Network, which I direct, benefits. The total
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The case against subsidising the Isle of Man to be a tax haven goes to the House of Commons

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Dame Margaret Hodge called an adjournment debate on tax abuse and the Isle of Man in the House of Commons yesterday. Her closing comments were
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What's Tony Blair up to?

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Over they years I have acquired a reputation for looking at Tony Blair’s affairs, so this is interesting, posted on his website today: Tony Blair
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Memo to Bono: being anti-tax abuse is not the same as being anti-business

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

I note Bono has stuck his our into tax debate again, saying, according to the Observer that Ireland’s tax policies have: brought our country the only
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It's time to get over the failed culture of aid: we have to give developing countries the taxes that are rightly their own

Monday, March 4th, 2013

I’m sure I’m not alone in having problems with President Zuma of South Africa. He’s not an appealing man for many reasons, but I suspect
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If only Bill, if only Bono....then we'd have real change and no need for "innovative financing for development"

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

The Elysee Palace have issued a press release that says (near enough): The President of the Republic received together this afternoon, at the Elysee Palace,
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Bono isn't innocent of tax avoidance because what he does is legal

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

There was an almost amusing artcile in the Irish Times this week on Bono, as seen through the eyes of the charity he founded –
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What's the difference between Bono and Jimmy Carr?

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Bono and Jimmy Carr have both in their time been revealed as tax avoiders. But there’s a big difference. Jimmy Carr has said he was
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UNICEF are in the aid business - that's why they're so keen on big donor tax releif

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

I have read the reports today on donor and charity back lashes on the cap on giving to charities to be applied to the most
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