|January 7, 2015||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
The people in power in China have been making a lot of smart decisions lately, allowing competition, and promise to do so again.
|January 6, 2015||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
Want to see how economies work? Watch the Land of the Rising Sun. They give a good example of what not to do.
|December 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Electoral reform, Politics|
The midterm US election last month was bad for Democrats and worse for democracy. Yet political people still don’t take seriously better communication.
|December 16, 2014||Posted by Staff under Politics|
Progressives get almost as much money, albeit from many more small donors, as conservatives but get far less bang for their buck. Why?
|December 11, 2014||Posted by Staff under Featured, Inequality / Concentration, News, Taxes|
NEW YORK — Shifting the address of his Liberty Global Inc. from Colorado to London last year didn’t just put billionaire John C. Malone in a position to reduce his company’s tax bill. He also took precautions to avoid the […]
|November 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Holidays, Politics|
Government jerks around the public to make it easy for people to spend more money. Why not just shave an hour off the workday?
|November 12, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
Tom Jefferson noted, politicians and judges (lawyers with immunity) call themselves “honorable” without ever earning such titles.
|November 12, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial, The Progress Report|
Banks are still being dragged into court, are still paying fines, are still enjoying record stock prices, and paying higher salaries — until we do what?
|November 8, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
The write off per student at a prestige school — most of whom move on to Wall St — is greater than the subsidy per student to a state college.
|November 6, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
It’s not just workers afraid of progress, of automation, but also owners afraid of new energy sources, cheap and clean.
|November 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
As people lose forever the land they’ve loved for even longer, some turn to violence but ought to turn to geoism.
|November 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Taxes|
The ex-MicroSoft billionaire could save as much as half the cost of the LA Clippers in the next 15 years, His write-off = your higher taxes.