Sympa The School of Young Managers in Public Administration


For the sake of the children

15/09/2014 - 18:30

Another government’s initiative on increasing income tax and VAT suggests that the state is in a desperate need of money – the fact that the government can not admit. This is why it seeks euphonious justification. For example, the income tax is to be raised for the sake of the children. But do citizens want to "chip in" for children? And do citizens know where the money will actually go to? »


11/09/2014 - 18:07

Do you feel alienated? Alienated from others; from another social stratum or from a person with another opinion; alienated from the government? Is it abnormal and is it a threat? Does the alienation come from people’s ignorance of how does the government spend their money?  »

Belarusian officials fall into "Catch 22"

29/08/2014 - 15:36

One of the hottest news, in August, was that about development of the new Belarusian anti-corruption law. While citizens express their opinions on how to deal with corrupt officials, the very officials fall into "Catch 22". »

National finance features

15/08/2014 - 14:14

Through imposing taxes on citizens and business, the government takes huge amount of money for implementing its functions and providing "free" services. If one wonders how much does he or she pay, one can get a lot of entertaining but unclear information. »