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Forum: Politics 30-06-2014, 01:17
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By howmanytimes
There's a lot of drive in Wales education just...

There's a lot of drive in Wales education just now.

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/40-welsh-secondary-schools-named-7059600
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 21:39
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By howmanytimes
I'm not sure exactly how it works, but I guess...

I'm not sure exactly how it works, but I guess that it's companies that are reported to be flouting the rules that are being let off the hook more under this government.

In his reply to Ms...
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 20:51
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By howmanytimes
There was a brief discussion on radio this...

There was a brief discussion on radio this morning about human trafficking charities raising awareness of the link between trafficking and some of the estimated 20,000 unregulated car washes...
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 19:22
Replies: 74
Views: 2,319
Posted By howmanytimes
Which are these self sacrificing corporations...

Which are these self sacrificing corporations with their backs up against the wall that you are referring to? It can't be any that see sky rocketing profits and shareholder payouts, can it?
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 13:55
Replies: 74
Views: 2,319
Posted By howmanytimes
Same here, and I don't want other people with...

Same here, and I don't want other people with excessive wealth to be able to exploit the rest of society and the world when it is motivated by greed and has a detrimental effect.
Forum: Politics 29-06-2014, 13:04
Replies: 74
Views: 2,319
Posted By howmanytimes
Capitalism in a nutshell is that. ;-)

Capitalism in a nutshell is that. ;-)
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 20:45
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By howmanytimes
Middle class families seeing the steepest fall...

Middle class families seeing the steepest fall isn't too surprising considering that the aim of this government has been to create a bigger underclass, smaller middle and a few remaining wealthy they...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 18:52
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By howmanytimes
It's extremely concerning that we could be on the...

It's extremely concerning that we could be on the verge of surrendering our democratic decision making if this goes ahead.

I think what it's really about is US imperialism. We're told that America...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 13:47
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
I don't think I will thank you very much.

I don't think I will thank you very much.
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 12:50
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
And of course that is why we are where we are and...

And of course that is why we are where we are and why it makes sense to increase the progressiveness of taxation. But you were unable to address that point it would seem.
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 12:47
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
I could have said the many and not the few. It's...

I could have said the many and not the few. It's also the working poor and anyone condemned to live in squalid conditions and rely on foodbanks to stay alive. We're meant to be a civilised society...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 12:26
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
A progressive tax system has got us into this...

A progressive tax system has got us into this situation? Hmmm... I think it has more to do with the greed is good mantra and the fact that the more money you have the easier it becomes to make...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 12:12
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
It is about consensus, and we're more likely to...

It is about consensus, and we're more likely to take steps in the right direction with a government that wants to stand up for the right people and can stand up to big business.
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 11:58
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
How else do we go about creating a fair and...

How else do we go about creating a fair and equitable system when Inequality has reached the level it has?
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 11:42
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
Progressive taxation. Aren't you in favour of...

Progressive taxation. Aren't you in favour of that?

Tax avoidance is the problem. Perhaps you're in favour of closing loopholes that enable people to avoid tax?
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 11:19
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
Because we're already far more unequal, and...

Because we're already far more unequal, and in-work poverty is rising in the UK!
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 11:02
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
Oh right - progressive tax = punative tax for...

Oh right - progressive tax = punative tax for cheerleaders of poverty. I'll remember that one.

What really needs to happen is reducing taxes on labour and increasing taxes on capital. Income makes...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 10:45
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
Anything 'across the board' won't help and it...

Anything 'across the board' won't help and it wouldn't be progressive. It's those whose private fortunes keep on multiplying we've got to tax more if we want to put stoppers on rising Inequality.
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 10:19
Replies: 66
Views: 2,290
Posted By howmanytimes
When people say that it's referring to the fact...

When people say that it's referring to the fact they are less unequal and as a result have fewer of the health and social problems that afflict the UK after 30+ years of neoliberal policies.

There's...
Forum: Advice 27-06-2014, 07:40
Replies: 48
Views: 3,779
Posted By howmanytimes
I think you have all the advice you could...

I think you have all the advice you could possibly need by now, but I'll just add, if you do have to take keys out with you and would rather not buy a bum bag, you can get running shorts that have...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 01:09
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By howmanytimes
Yes they have got much worse. This tells us they...

Yes they have got much worse. This tells us they have got much worse, as now there are not nearly as many exploitative work places being issued with a receipt of formal notice of underpayment.

"The...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 01:02
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By howmanytimes
No because there's loads of places that have only...

No because there's loads of places that have only immigrant workers. These will be the high risk work places they should be keeping on top of. What this tells us is that there's more immigrants being...
Forum: Politics 27-06-2014, 00:55
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By howmanytimes
I don't know 'cos I can't download that, but it's...

I don't know 'cos I can't download that, but it's obvious enough things have got much worse in terms of people being ripped off by bad employers and not being paid arrears. It won't have had a...
Forum: Politics 26-06-2014, 22:38
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By howmanytimes
Minimum Wage Inspections Halved Under Coalition

The number of workplaces being inspected to see if they are paying staff the minimum wage has more than halved under the coalition Government, prompting warnings that exploited workers are not being...
Forum: Politics 26-06-2014, 22:21
Replies: 37
Views: 994
Posted By howmanytimes
1. Corporate Wealthfare 2. Square Mile...

1. Corporate Wealthfare
2. Square Mile Spongers
3. IDS
4. apologists for the three above


I couldn't agree more....
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