My thanks to Tony at Aurea Mediocritas for this
the amount of tax lost to avoidance and planning ...is estimated here that £25 billion annually is lost from tax avoidance. This is made up of £13 billion p.a. from tax avoidance by individuals and £12 billion p.a. from the 700 largest corporations.
That's every year. Half a Green New Deal.
There is rising anger in the country over the fact that the banksters have screwed up, and we the taxpayers will be bailing them out with higher taxes for decades to come.
Anger can be destructive, or can be channeled into constructive change.
The BNP is probably dreaming of a right wing coup. Equally, the Left is probably dreaming of a revolution. Of the two, the BNP is more likely to succeed, because they have more sympathisers in the police, the forces and the Establishment.
For Greens, the constructive way forward has to be to plan for Radical Reform - of the electoral system, of Parliament, of the economy, the tax system, the benefit system (Citizens' Income) and of the financial system.