RESOURCES

 

•The Trouble With Billionaires by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks (2010): excellent book on the concentration of wealth and how it threatens the well-being of everyone and the functioning of democracy.

•The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett (2010): the groundbreaking work documenting that our personal and social well-being is more related to the level of equality in society than to the level of wealth.

 

•Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World by Nicholas Shaxson (2011): a look at how global corporations use tax havens to avoid billions of dollars in taxes.
•Offshore: Tax havens and the rule of global crime by Alain Deneault (2011): describes a global base of operations from which massive criminal enterprises and corrupt corporations operate freely and with impunity, menacing developing nations and advanced democracies alike.

 

Tax Fairness Campaign Videos:

I’m Voting for Canada <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jISlelzxKyI>

Africa Loosing Billions in Tax Evasion   <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g4HaTUqGh4>

The Robin Hood Tax  <http://robinhoodtax.ca/>

Bill Nighy Backs the Robin Hood Tax   <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzZIRMXcxRc>

Which province has the lowest corporate tax rate?

<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gqKTwDcfic>

Fat cat thanks Albertans for making him soooo rich <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDbV8M84RhY>

Tackle Tax Havens <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1j2i_i21kw>

Carbon Price- Say Yes <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weVU0-fEvjc>    (Australia)

Corporate Tax Giveaways   (Canadian Labour Congress)

<http://www.canadianlabour.ca/issues/stop-corporate-tax-giveaways>

Save the Troy library campaign  <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw3zNNO5gX0>

The Third Way <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtYdWc5QXvk>   (Public Service Alliance)

 Power points and Presentations:

Introduction: Bruce Campbell, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:  audio <http://soundcloud.com/c4tf-1/bruce-campbell-intro>

Diana Gibson, Parkland Institute: audio   <http://soundcloud.com/c4tf/diana-gibson>

Neil Brooks, Osgood Law  School: audio <http://soundcloud.com/c4tf/neil-brooks>

Public Opinion on Inequality and Taxes:

Keith Neuman, Environics Institute: Presentation http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/keith_neuman.pdf

Ed Broadbent, Broadbent Institute: audio <http://www.taxfairness.ca/resource/ed-broadbent>

<http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/keith_neuman.pdf>

Evaluating Campaigns for equality and tax fairness:

Matthew Carroll, Leadnow.ca: Presentation <http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/matthew_carroll.pdf>

<http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/matthew_carroll.pdf>

Alain Deneault, Echec aux Paradis Fiscaux: audio <http://soundcloud.com/c4tf/alain-deneault>

David Langille, Your Tax Cuts at Work Campaign: audio http://www.taxfairness.ca/resource/david-langille-audio>

James Clancy, NUPGE, All Together Now campaign: audio <http://soundcloud.com/c4tf1/james-clancy>

Beyond our Borders:

John Christensen, Tax Justice Network UK: audio

<http://www.taxfairness.ca/resource/john-christensen-keynote>

Nicole Tichon, Tax Justice Network USA: Presentation <http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/nicole_tichon.pdf>

<http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/nicole_tichon.pdf>

Alvin Sindiga Mosioma, Tax Justice Network Africa: audio

<http://soundcloud.com/c4tf/alvin-sindiga-moisoma>

Sarah Anderson, Institute of Policy Studies, USA: audio

<http://soundcloud.com/c4tf-1/sarah-anderson>

Framing the Tax Debate:

Trish Hennesy and Shannon Daub, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: audio <http://soundcloud.com/c4tf1/framing-the-debate>

 Environment and taxation

Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Report: Fair and Effective Carbon Pricing.

<http://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/fair-and-effective-carbon-pricing>

<http://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/fair-and-effective-carbon-pricing&gt;

David Thompson, Sustainable Prosperity. Presentation <http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/thompson_-_environmental_taxation_and_fairness.pdf> .

Making Taxes Fairer

Toby Sanger, Canadian Union of Public Employees: Presentation <http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/toby_sanger.pdf>

Kathleen Lahey, Queen’s University: Presentation

<http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/kathleen_lahey_0.pdf>

How taxes can help reduce poverty and inequality

Laurel Rothman, Campaign 2000: Presentation <http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/laurel_rothman.pdf>

Tackling Tax Havens:

Claude Vaillancourt, Attac Quebec: Presentation http://www.taxfairness.ca/sites/taxfairness.ca/files/resource/claude_vaillancourt.pdf

Other Links and Resources:

The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget  <http://www.policyalternatives.ca/nsab2012>

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