Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Nicholas Shaxson annihilate the claim that perpetually lowering corporate and upper-income tax rates offers any competitive advantage: Tax “competition”, it turns out, is always harmful. First, while people rarely move in response to tax changes – flighty financial capital does move. Governments “compete” ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: A BBQ That Rob Ford Won’t Enjoy

Mayor Rob Ford to face public Clayton Ruby cross-examination in conflict case “Mayor Rob Ford has been forced to testify in open court, and face cross-examination from prominent lawyer Clayton Ruby, in a high-stakes conflict of interest lawsuit that could push him out of office. The lawsuit accuses Ford of breaking provincial law by voting ...