Capitalism, Life

Without a Dread

In 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technological change and productivity improvements would eventually lead to a 15 hour workweek. Yet he was also concerned that people would not know how to use all that extra free time.

Climate Change, Politics

The Warming World

The cats love to watch the hypocrisy of governments, all claiming they will take action to prevent a rise in global temperature, but none willing to actually take the necessary actions.

Of course, there are always a few individuals willing to go off the grid, go solar, ride bicycles, never travel to foreign lands, but there are not enough of them to make the slightest difference to rising temperatures.

Politics

Money, Money, Money

The U.S. has pressured other countries to provide financial information in an attempt to reduce money laundering and tax evasion. But the U.S. won’t provide similar information to other countries.

Here are some articles about tax havens and transfer pricing.

Loophole USA: the vortex-shaped hole in global financial transparency

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/interactive/2021/booming-us-tax-haven-industry/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/insider/2021/10/12/the-pandora-papers-shed-new-light-on-the-us-as-a-tax-haven/?sh=1fe712c91f59

Click to access UnitedStates.pdf