By Kevin Dowd | Wednesday June 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM PDT | Comments Off on Jeremy Corbyn’s Hardcore Socialism Would Render Britain Destitute
Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist policies of state control, high spending, class warfare and punitive taxation have been tried in many countries. We know how these policies turn out and it is always the same: badly. As a starting point, he appointed a Stalinist as a key advisor, ignored warnings about Trot infiltration of the Labour...
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Tags: Argentina, British election, Communism, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Great Britain, higher taxes, Hugo Chavez, Jeremy Corbyn, Julius Nyerere, Labor Unions, Robert Mugabe, Socialism, statism, United Kingdom, Venezuela
By Lawrence J. McQuillan | Monday October 10, 2016 at 2:35 PM PDT | Comments Off on Why Pro-Soda-Tax Ad in Bay Area Is Misleading, Part II
The November ballot in Oakland and San Francisco will feature proposals for a soda tax in each city, known as Measure HH and Proposition V, respectively, which would charge soda distributors an additional one cent per ounce of soda they sell in each city (or $2.88 per case). The tax would also apply to...
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Tags: Alameda County, Bernie Sanders, Coffey v. Simmons, discriminatory taxes, grocers, higher taxes, incidence of tax, Measure HH, Michael Bloomberg, Oakland, Proposition V, regressive tax, San Francisco, social justice, Soda tax, sugar-sweetened drinks, Thomas A. Rasch