Why can’t we all use tax havens? Why is it only multinational cooperations and really rich individuals that are able to use small islands in some warm place to stash away all their profits so they never have to contribute to our society? Apple could easily pay for 70% of the Us Federal budget for […]
Minimum wage – maximum tax
During my university education, we were taught that all what matters is shareholder value. The recent debate in the US about minimum wage is all about shareholder value. In human capital intensive industries (employing people is expensive and exhausting) shareholder value matters more than the people delivering the work being paid enough to live. Google […]
James Turk: We’re Living Within A Money Bubble of Epic Proportion
James Turk believes the time we live in now will be studied by future historians for generations to come. Just as we today marvel at the collective madness that resulted in the South Sea and Dutch tulip manias, our age will be known as the era when society lost sight of what money really is. […]
The end of systematic evil?
I love charts and graphs. I am a huge fan of info graphics – and I became fascinated by some lately as they scare the hell out of me. 1) Chart number one: Total US government debt – the chart below ends at 2008 . We reaching the “debt ceiling” 17th of October 2013: nearly […]