Or would be, if we were Yanks, say the British Commies
COMMUNIST Party general secretary Robert Griffiths will launch a
manifesto for the 21st century today, claiming that only “the Communist
Party is calling in this election for sweeping measures to tax the
Whose money is it, after all?
He accused the main Westminster parties of colluding with Britain’s
tax avoidance industry to deprive the Treasury of tens of billions of
pounds each year.
The Communist Party leader, who is standing in Merthyr Tydfil &
Rhymney, also proposed a “Tobin-type tax” on financial transactions in
the City and a “modest” 2 per cent wealth tax on the richest a 10th of
v. transitive; to overthrow, to defeat. As used in
a meeting with economists this year, Mrs. Clinton intensely studied a
chart that showed income inequality in the United States. The graph
charted how real wages, adjusted for inflation, had increased
exponentially for the wealthiest Americans, making the bar so steep it
hardly fit on the chart.
Mrs. Clinton pointed at the top category and
said the economy required a “toppling” of the wealthiest 1 percent,
according to several people who were briefed on her policy discussions
but could not discuss private conversations for attribution.
See you at the barricades, Doll.
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