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The Gender Pay Gap Nonsense Reappears

By Alexander Baron

The gender pay gap is back in the news, in fact it is seldom out of it. If you are not familiar with this myth, it is a bit like that of the unicorn, but nowhere near as plausible. Earlier this month, the London Evening Standard reported that than three quarters of the capital’s […]

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The Folly Of Tariffs

By Alexander Baron

This month, Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps published an article in City A.M. wherein he attacked the tariffs that are imposed by nations on imported goods. He was alluding specifically to trade between the United States and the EU, which he said could boost the economy by £10 billion and create up to two million […]

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Apple’s Newest Innovation: Partnership with First Solar

By Deborah Anderson

Apple has been an innovator from the day it was started, with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak turning dreams into reality. The company made a significant mark on 20th Century history, and now in the new Millennium it has announced another significant endeavor: developing solar energy. According to this Forbes article, Apple is teaming up with American […]

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Stop The Google Tax!

By Alexander Baron

Everybody knows big business is bad, right? Multinational corporations trample all over us, ripping off the consumer, plundering the public purse, buying politicians, and making colossal profits at our expense. Everybody knows this. Well, not everybody, many people, usually those of a certain political persuasion, believe this is the case, but is it? There are […]

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Beware The Anti-Tax Avoidance Crusade!

By Alexander Baron

A new investigation, so-called, by the BBC Panorama programme has revealed that a major bank has helped cheat the Treasury out of millions of pounds. How many millions is not known, and probably never will be, but anyone taken in by this crusade should lo beyond the rhetoric. Tax avoidance is legal, tax evasion is […]

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