We all know by now that the likes of Google, Amazon and Starbucks pay very little corporate tax in the… Read more Alternative corporate tax regimes
In today’s world, trading systems are global and with their global reach, they are complex. Each of us has to… Read more 5 steps to understanding the global value chain
Google, Facebook & Twitter have three characteristics in common with all great institutions – even the LSE who were in the news recently. Is it these three characteristics, rather than their enabling technology, that catapulted them to success? And if so, what is next?
My heart is sinking at the incarceration of Assange in London. That wasn’t necessary. That does not bode well.
Wikileaks – the non-event. Lame analysis from embassies. Maybe something more is coming.
For now, it seems to be emperor’s clothes. Put on clothes if you are uncomfortable. It’s what the rest of us do!
I don’t like anger. I don’t trust it. I don’t like anger. I don’t trust it. We just become one… Read more Legitimate anger
I am just a lowly work psychologist but I’ve been questioning economists for sometime about the industries which are flourishing and will be the power houses of the future.
Now financial economists are asking too, because the very people who should be moving money accumulated in old businesses to invest in new businesses are not moving the money as they should. They are putting the money into salaries, in part and sitting on the rest. We intuitively know this is wrong. This is a (highly) simplified account of what should happen, what is happening and what will happen next.
“we get it, we’re drunk drivers, we’re selling our cars and resolving to get around on a German-piloted bus.” Read the rest of this easy-to-understand article on the euro-zone and the European Central Bank
I am optimistic but attend to the facts I think we live in oddly optimistic times, but only if we… Read more Tighten your seat belts. Good overview of next installment of the financial crisis
Why the right make me shudder I have some right wing friends. Really I do. But I generally don’t like… Read more Would I ever vote for the right?