The title of this post is a little bit misleading, as we propose a tax on telecommunication. Why should we have a tax on internet or telecommunication? We favor such tax for funding public broadcasting, an alternative compensation scheme and subsidies for open-source software. Continue reading Internet tax
Richard Werner (see video below) distinguish three types of credit:
- For productive purposes;
- For consumption;
- For speculation.
A review of “Rethinking Money” by Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne
Rethinking Money is an interesting book about the problems of our current monetary system and explores possible solutions. Lietaer is widely known for his studies of complementary currencies and has written several books on this topic and a large number of articles. Continue reading Money diversity
A flourishing space settlement needs a functional ecosystem. And almost by definition, that means an ecosystem that can maintain itself. However, setting up a functional ecosystem is not quite easy. Continue reading Designing ecosystems
We propose that every adult should be obliged to have a legal expenses insurance and a liability insurance policy. Continue reading Legal expenses and liability insurances
Our opinion is that the primary justification for fuel taxes is to fund the government’s responsibility to maintain infrastructure. Since there is a clear correlation between fuel consumption and road use (i.e. a certain amount of fuel is used to travel a certain distance), fuel consumption is an adequate target for taxation. Continue reading On electricity bills
In this post we will discuss commanditary partnerships (German: Kommanditgesellschaft, French: société en commandite, Dutch: commanditaire vennootschap) as a way to fund (worker) cooperatives. Continue reading Commanditary Partnerships
Here a diagram of the proposed education system of Mordan. We will discuss the system in more detail in upcoming posts.
Recently we discussed wildlife contraceptives as an alternative for hunting in animal population control. In this post several videos on this topic.
It would not surprise me, if the opponents of wildlife contraceptives are supported or affiliated with the hunting lobby. My opinion is supported by the next video.