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Worldview: Pakistan protest leader standing ground on reform, why the Greeks don’t pay taxes, Zambian psych rock
Tahirul Qadri, an Islamic scholar turned politician, is staging an indefinite sit-in in cesntral Islamabad. Despite efforts to up collection and audits, Greeks still aren’t paying their taxes. Global Notes revisits Zambia’s golden era of psych rock.
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Tahirul Qadri arrived in Pakistan on Monday with several thousand followers, calling for sweeping reforms and anti-corruption measures. In one speech to supporters he called for the ouster of the current government and for a caretaker government to take its place. Qadri had been based in Canada until just a couple of months ago. Mujahid Ghazi, president of the Asian Broadcasting Network and a writer for the Urdu Times tells us who Qadri is and explains why he’s jumped onto the political scene.
Pakistan Protest Leader Demands Electoral ReformsTahir-ul Qadri accuses the government of corruption, demands Pakistan’s political assemblies be dissolved
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Why Greeks Don’t Pay Taxes
One report found that Greece brought in less than $1.3 billion in additional revenue last year, despite efforts to increase audits and collection efforts. Tulane economist James Alm examines why some countries struggle with tax collection, while others have high rates of compliance.
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Global Notes: Zamrock
In the wake of Zambia’s independence from British rule, a psychedelic rock scene began to take shape in the capital city Lusaka. Journalist and artist Chris Smith wrote about the 1970s “Zamrock” scene in the debut edition of Symbolia, a Chicago-based tablet magazine featuring illustrated journalism. On the latest installment of Global Notes, Smith joins Radio M and Morning Shift host Tony Sarabia and Jerome McDonnell to explore some of the genre’s best artists.
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