Post Oskar Scenario

Johannes Schneider Johannes.Schneider at
Tue Mar 16 07:25:13 PST 1999

Carl Remick wrote:
>I don't get this at all. When did opposition to corporate taxation
>become a pro-environmental position?
When you are a German Green. Actually it perfectly reflects the Greens social base. Today in Germany a pro-environmental position has very much to do with personal behaviour: bringing your used papers to the recycling bin, eating healthy food beeing willing to pay twice the price for gas and electrical energy. For some people this should be no problem as long as the shareholder value is going up. When a few years ago the liberal FDP was claiming to be the party of high-income earners, election exit-polls were showing this was only true for the FDP-politicians, among the electorate the Greens were the party of high-income earners. Johannes

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