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A Deep Dive in a Real-World Bitcoin Mine – Digiconomist

December 8th, 2017 No comments
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Founders Online: The Nature and Necessity of a Paper-Currency, 3 April 1729

November 29th, 2017 No comments

The Nature and Necessity of a Paper-Currency, 3 April 1729

Source: Founders Online: The Nature and Necessity of a Paper-Currency, 3 April 1729

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Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry’s ‘arrogance’

November 26th, 2017 No comments

Future of dockless bike sharing under a cloud amid concerns there are too many bikes and not enough demand

Source: Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry’s ‘arrogance’

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‘Flood’ of orange sharing bikes ruffles feathers in orderly Munich

November 26th, 2017 No comments

The Bavarian capital is famed for its Spiessigkeit – a love of everything being neat and orderly. But a Singaporean bike-sharing scheme has thrown a spanner into this well-oiled machine – and it hasn’t gone down well.

Source: ‘Flood’ of orange sharing bikes ruffles feathers in orderly Munich

The Crazy Story of What Really Went Wrong at Target Canada

November 23rd, 2017 No comments

Target pulled the plug on its massive Canadian expansion less than two years after opening. This is the incredible untold story of how it all went wrong.

Source: The Crazy Story of What Really Went Wrong at Target Canada

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Is Taxation Theft?

November 23rd, 2017 No comments

“Taxation is theft” is a popular slogan among libertarians. It captures the sentiment that we should hold the state to the same moral standards as non-state actors.

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“It’s a Ponzi Scheme”: Wall Street Fears Trump’s Deranged Tax Plan Means Economic Euthanasia

November 19th, 2017 No comments

Wall Street vets say an attack on blue states could start a chain reaction in the housing market. “Will this be the first tax cut in American history that actually results in a recession?”

Source: “It’s a Ponzi Scheme”: Wall Street Fears Trump’s Deranged Tax Plan Means Economic Euthanasia

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Economists’ open letter to ‘end the era of tax havens’ | Toronto Star

November 11th, 2017 No comments
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How will governments solve the tax haven riddle? | Toronto Star

November 11th, 2017 No comments
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How Corporations and the Wealthy Avoid Taxes (and How to Stop Them) – The New York Times

November 11th, 2017 No comments
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