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SARS attacks Judge Davis – after AIDC Tax Justice Workshop

Judge Dennis Davis speaking at a conference on tax evasion and illicit financial flows organised by the Alternative Information Development Centre (AIDC) “We can have as much debate as we like about this (illicit flows), but if you do not

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Crisis of Politics – Politics of Crisis

CRISIS OF POLITICS –POLITICS OF CRISIS CONFERENCE: 16 – 18 MARCH 2017 CAPE TOWN The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) together with the Transnational Institute in the Netherlands, as part of the New Politics Platform, hosted an international conference on

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Personal Income Taxation and the struggle against inequality in an era of crisis

AIDC has recently published a booklet on Personal Income Tax produced by Dick Forslund. In this booklet we argue that rampant corruption isn´t an excuse for not increasing taxes on corporations and the rich. Tax dodging is a part of

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CSAAWU General Secretary on the Robertson Winery Strike

From: Trevor Christians CSAAWU General Secretary 15 September 2015 Dear Comrades Again our thanks for your feedback and continuous support for the struggle of striking Roberson Winery workers and rural workers in general. Your support has forced the Winery bosses

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Robertson Winery Strike: David vs Goliath

Poverty has a human face. The Marikana Massacre and the farm workers strike in the Western Cape, in 2012-13, forced into the public consciousness the reality of workers condemned to live in poverty. Poverty is, indeed, now recognised by all

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LGE 2016 – not much for the left to celebrate

The left and the elections Following the 2016 local government elections, it is not just the ruling ANC that is licking its wounds, but the left has very little to celebrate outside of the consolidation of the Economic Freedom Fighters

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Southern Africans speak at Tribunal to dismantle corporate power

Southern Africans speak at Tribunal to dismantle corporate power (16 August 2016 – Manzini, Swaziland, SEATINI Reportage) – Testimonies expected from people and communities at the International Permanent Peoples Tribunal included a litany of charges against various Transnational Corporations (TNCs)

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The Great Rip-Off – South Africa loses billions in export misinvoicing

Exclusive report “This suggests that export underinvoicing is not due to underreporting of the true value of gold exports, but rather to pure smuggling of gold out of the country. In other words, virtually all gold exported by South Africa

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What Greece’s Creditors Should Know

Geece managed to make a recent payment of €750-million to the IMF by way of drawing down a special account Greece held at the fund. But early in June, a further payment of €300-million to the IMF is required, although

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