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  • Death and Taxes

    July 28, 2009 @ 12:15 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

     The French anarchist, Proudhon said, “Property is theft!” but a more apposite quote might be Benjamin Franklin’s statement that the only certainties in life were, “Death and taxes”. Herewith a piece from the print edition of the newspaper on the Commission on Taxation Report, which is to be finalised today and will be considered by Cabinet in September. Some of its proposals are likely to be quite controversial. 


    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (left) and Benjamin Franklin (more…)

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