Articles from politicalowl
Sharri Markson in this morning's Daily Telegraph:
Workers in OECD countries pay one quarter of wages in taxes - OECDWorkers in OECD countries paid just over a quarter of their gross wages in tax on average in 2017, with just over half of countries seeing small increases in the personal average tax rate, according to a new OECD report.
US-french bromance blossoms - The ScotsmanMacron has found a way to become Trump’s biggest critic and best friend on the world stage
The appearances are getting more and more frequent. Kevin Rudd was back on the ABC again tonight giving us all the befit of his great wisdom.
A very small minded effort by Malcolm Turnbull in France for the opening of the Villers-Bretonneux memorial. A bigger man than our current Prime Minister would have allowed his predecessor to say a word or two. It was, after all, Tony Abbott's idea.But no. Our Tony was left to skulk around on the outskirts wearing his plastic poncho.The hostility in the Liberal Party is clearly too great for even a semblance of civility.
Why Democracy Fails to Reduce Inequality: Blame the Brahmin Left - Pro MarketA new paper by Thomas Piketty finds that major parties on both sides of the political spectrum have been captured by elites and warns of a future political system that pits “globalists” against “nativists.”