Alex Salmond's SNP government wants control of corporation tax. That way they expect to bring jobs to Scotland. The question we should ask, is what kind of jobs? He might take less tax from big business (until they move elsewhere for a cheaper more vulnerable labour force) but he has to get his tax revenue from somewhere. No doubt, that’ll come in the form of income tax from working people. What will working conditions be like in Salmonds future Scotland under the hegemony of fly-by-night global corporations? Wouldn’t it be better to incentivise local business? To what extent does this kind of policy-making undermine democracy? Another interesting question is why is Rupert Murdoch’s Scottish Sun newspaper so supportive of Scottish Nationalism? (More...)
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