Author Archives: Danielle Park

The elite sport of tax evasion

“Tax havens are one of the key engines of the rise in global inequality. As inequality rises, offshore tax evasion is becoming an elite sport.”— economist Gabriel Zucman, Nov 8, 2017.  See:  The desperate inequality behind global tax dodging A … Continue reading

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Retraining fossil fuel workers for renewable energy jobs

Many of the skills integral to the fossil fuel industry are directly transferable to the renewables sector. Installing solar panels requires electricians, building wind turbines relies on welders and locating and maintaining geothermal wells depends on drilling engineers.  Recent surveys … Continue reading

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Fraud alert: CRA arrears scam

Last year we had people leaving threatening messages on our home phone saying they were from Canada Revenue Agency and that if we didn’t pay up they would send the police to arrest us. I was amazed at the brazen … Continue reading

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Danielle on The Financial Survival Network

Danielle was a guest with Kerry Lutz on The Financial Survival Network, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here. Further to our discussion, see:  Why IBM … Continue reading

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Predatory finance still menacing the global economy

When people attack and dismiss 14-year-old-world-change agent-Tesla for benefiting from relatively small tax subsidies and EV incentives in some countries, I am struck by the agony and hypocrisy of a world where the oldest, richest and most profitable sectors–big oil … Continue reading

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The overwhelming business and health case for lab-grown meat

Just the facts folks:  in a world of 7.8 billion people and growing, eating animals is an ongoing environmental and public-health catastrophe. Livestock account for 14.5% of greenhouse gas production–more than all transportation combined.  More than 25% of Earth’s available … Continue reading

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