On the 21st June, 2021, Labour MP Emily Thornberry appeared on BBC radio 4, insisting that the government must cease the lifting of protections in place for British Steel; stating that:We...
As I pointed in the article 'Did Covid-19 pandemic start as a smokescreen for the CCP?', the covid-19 hysteria was initiated by the Chinese Communist Party for completely non-medical...
Owing to functioning efficiently, the financial firms operating in the eurodollar markets were crushing their rivals in the New York (on-shore) money markets. Following the amplification...
Perhaps the Chinese Communist Party could have exaggerated the Covid problem for political purposes – as a reaction to the mass protests in Wuhan and Hong Kong that occurred in the summer...
The liberty movement has often struggled with trying to convince people to embrace freedom, liberty and individuality; to create a beautiful world where people are free to pursue personal happiness and embrace the personal responsibility that comes with it.
If we take a step back and look at the past two hundred years, there have been radical changes. Slavery has been abolished virtually everywhere, democracy is widespread, wars are less common, and world poverty has never been lower.
Karl Marx left a strong antireligion inheritance to generations of socialists, but why are religions so incompatible with socialism? Because socialism constitutes a religion in itself.
Freedom is not granted, and achieving it is not particularly easy or fast, like any achievement, it requires time and effort to spread the right ideas, which in their turn will lead to the right actions. It is a daily fight.
Marxism is all around us, but what needs to be done to tackle it efficiently? We shall learn from our opponents.
Protectionism, Mercantilism, and the Denial of Consumer Sovereignty.
Let us get right down to business and resume where we left off in the first instalment of this two-part series.
No subject could be more controversial to discuss in the UK more than reforming; or abolishing the NHS. The NHS has existed for over 70 years, and over that time the British people have insisted in telling themselves that, they have ‘the best healthcare system’, and that the NHS is ‘the envy of the world’.
The only problem is…none of this is even close to being true.
In the midst of the enigmas pervading the enormously important, though puzzling, study of the economy, none other causes as much perplexity as interest rates. In spite of being the ones that pop up outright in people’s minds when they think of them, in reality, there is a myriad of interest rates across different asset classes and geographies.
The UK economy has suffered a heavy hit from governments imposing lockdowns; causing many businesses to go bust, people left unemployed, productivity immobilised, and living standards at a low. It is time for a tax reform.
The main pro-democracy newspaper from Hong Kong was closed
Perhaps the Chinese Communist Party could have exaggerated the Covid problem for political purposes – as a reaction to the mass protests in Wuhan and Hong Kong that occurred in the summer of 2019.
For decades we have turned a blind eye to the crimes happening in China. Now it has become a powerful and influent nation, impossible to be ignored. How much of a threat is the People’s Republic of China?
We are used to seeing press conferences discussing what measures will be or have been effective at reducing the spread of SARS-CoV-2. The media appears to assert almost axiomatically that if a restriction or mandate will reduce the spread of the virus, it should be implemented and there should be no further debate. Despite – at least in the case of the British Government’s SAGE committee – the dozens of fundamental u-turns on issues such as the safety of schools, efficacy of general mask usage, feasibility of herd immunity, and even Matt Hancock’s alarming uncertainty on the effectiveness of the vaccines, we are told time and time again to “trust the science.” To question their ever-changing gospel is to be “anti-science”, “a dangerous conspiracy theorist” and worthy of censorship, but scientific truth is decided by the universe, not by scientists.
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“The quicker I give up my freedoms, the faster I will get them back”, said the person who has never read a history book. “Two weeks to flatten the curve” turned into lockdown measures that already have lasted over a year.
Pop-science is currently no topic to overlook on social media. Websites or social media groups sharing factoids or infographics amass millions of likes and receive a high number of content re-shares. In parallel, pop-science magazines also attract many readers and have a strong online presence.
So, you’ve heard that big tech companies have transcended the niggling free market and reached the lofty heights of partisan politics — and act accordingly. Unlike prominent political figures you might not make the top of the purge list, but it’s no secret that censorship is surging. Both to protect your freedom, and to stop providing resources to those who would undermine it, it makes sense to jump ship. Now, when everybody else is also doing it. But how?
The Window Tax was a property tax based on the number of windows in a house, first introduced in Britain in 1696 and later on, in France. It resulted in a new form of tax avoidance, as people started to brick up their windows in order to avoid paying the tax. Those old houses with windows having been bricked up or plastered can still be seen in England and France today.
Reblochon is a soft French cheese made in the Alpine region of Savoie from raw cow’s milk. It is, without a doubt, one of the most famous French cheeses. It is commonly used for cooking in France and is a key ingredient to several dishes such as the popular Tartiflette; a Savoyard gratin made from potatoes, bacon and onions. However, few people know the story behind the origin of this cheese. In fact, Reblochon was born as a result of an early form of tax evasion in the Middle Ages.
People often think that the lack of a government and the lack of laws would create some kind of Mad Max Society, where people would savagely kill each other. Hollywood certainly helped to shape our thinking about how the abstention of some authority would lead us to total chaos, after all, they have been making a lot of movies with themes such as the wild west since the beginning of the twentieth century. I am sorry to disappoint you, but the wild west was not that wild. Perhaps in another article I will talk about the Wild West not being Wild. In this article I will talk about something older and in the old continent.
La taxe sur les fenêtres était une taxe foncière basée sur le nombre de fenêtres dans une maison, introduite pour la première fois en Grande-Bretagne en 1696 et plus tard en France. Il en résulta une nouvelle forme d’évitement fiscale, les gens commencèrent à murer leurs fenêtres pour éviter de payer l’impôt. Ces vieilles maisons dont les fenêtres ont été murées ou plâtrées sont encore visibles aujourd’hui en Angleterre et en France.
Raisons de l'introduction de la taxe À la fin des années 1690, le roi Guillaume III d'Angleterre avait besoin d'argent pour différentes raisons. Premièrement, il devait de l'argent aux...
L'histoire commence en 1996, présentant le personnage principal de l'histoire, le sergent du LAPD John Spartan ; surnommé « le destructeur » en raison des importants dommages collatéraux...
L'histoire commence au XIIIe siècle, dans les alpages des vallées de Thônes, situés dans le département de la Haute-Savoie. À l'époque, les fermiers travaillant dans cette région devaient...
En 1967, Giorgio Rosa, un ingénieur récemment diplômé, est de plus en plus préoccupé par les réglementations et la bureaucratie en Italie. En tant qu’inventeur en herbe, il veut avoir la...
O imposto sobre as janelas era um imposto sobre a propriedade baseado no número de janelas de uma casa, introduzido pela primeira vez na Grã-Bretanha em 1696 e, mais tarde, na França. Resultou em uma nova forma de evasão fiscal, à medida que as pessoas começaram a fechar as janelas para evitar o pagamento do imposto. Essas casas antigas com janelas que foram fechadas com tijolos ou rebocadas ainda podem ser vistas na Inglaterra e na França hoje.
Razões para a introdução do imposto No final da década de 1690, o rei Guilherme III da Inglaterra precisava de dinheiro por diferentes razões. Primeiro, ele devia dinheiro aos holandeses...
A história começa em 1996, apresentando o personagem principal da história, o sargento do LAPD John Spartan; chamado de ‘demolidor’ por causa dos grandes danos colaterais que ele costuma...
A história começa no século XIII, nas pastagens alpinas dos vales de Thônes, localizadas no departamento de Haute-Savoie. Nesse tempo, os fazendeiros que trabalhavam nesta região tinham...
“A Incrível História da Ilha das Rosas” (italiano: L'incredibile storia dell’Isola delle Rose) é um filme italiano lançado em 2020 pelo Netflix. O filme é baseado na história verídica do...
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