VIDEO: It’s going to ruin them!
The Australian trade union movement is currently campaigning for a new tax on mining companies who are currently making huge profits, but pay a smaller proportion of their profits in tax than most other companies. In a way, it’s similar to our campaign for a Robin Hood Tax on the finance sector, rebalancing taxation so that those with the most money pay the most in taxes.
The mining companies are, predictably, claiming that these new taxes will ruin them… as employers always do, whatever the issue, however reasonable the case, however ludicrous their whingeing.
The CBI in Britain has done the same over the National Minimum Wage, the Temporary Agency Workers Directive and so on. They never seem to get called on their serial crying wolf.
Until now, in this brilliant video …. watch and share!