Archives for November 1, 2014

I’m terrified of my new TV: Why I’m scared to turn this thing on — and you’d be, too

From facial recog­ni­tion to per­son­al data col­lec­tion, this thing is down­right scary — and so are the impli­ca­tions I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the vol­ume got stuck on 63, I decid­ed it was time to replace it. I am now the own­er of a new […]

Taxation Must Go Global,” Says German Finance Minister

In one of the bluntest state­ments on the top­ic by any glob­al­ist thus far, con­tro­ver­sial Ger­man Finance Min­is­ter Wolf­gang Schäu­ble (shown) open­ly called for “glob­al stan­dards” and “glob­al gov­er­nance” in tax­a­tion to ensure that gov­ern­ments can con­tin­ue extract­ing huge sums in tax­es from the wealth-pro­­duc­ing class in per­pe­tu­ity. In an Octo­ber 30 col­umn, Schäu­ble, who […]