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Pickpockets at large: Fossil fuel interests bankrupting states

January 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

This guest post comes from DWG and covers something that the vast majority of Americans are unaware is happening.  And, well, how many schools could be renovated, roads repaired, policemen hired, and other public services provided with the tax subsidies that the ever-so impoverished fossil fuel industries are pocketing?
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Tags: Energy · carbon dioxide · climate change · emissions · guest post · tax

Old Europe: DeTaxing its way to a better future?

November 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

The Value Added Tax (VAT), think embedded sales tax, is a key element of financial policy in Europe. And, well, these taxes can be high (20 percent range).  Later this month, according to news reporting, the United Kingdom and France will propose to lower VAT on “environmentally friendly” products to help “solidy  Europe’s position as [...]

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