Tag: "Taxation"

Corporations: No Taxation without Representation4th March 2013

You'll know about the 1773 Boston Tea Party. I had the pleasure of visiting Boston a few weeks after the shocking events of 9/11, at a time when Americans were only too pleased to see travelling Brits, so my welcome was a great deal fonder than it might have been back in those heady days leading up to the American Revolution. 240 years ago, 342 chests of tea were dumped from three ships after colonists objected that taxes were imposed on their tea by a British parliament, a parliament on