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Opportunities for Better Taxation

September 9, 2011 by


Read part 3 here. The present era of corporate dominance is coming to an end. This is for numerous reasons, which are deserving of their own discussion. Suffice it to say, corporations desperately need stable, dependable profit growth; an economic transition is underway which will leave that need impossible to meet. Given the impending collapse […]

Voyage through the Collapsing Empire

July 5, 2011 by


Much of my silence of recent note has been due to the pre- and post-effects of taking a trip across the United States. The rest is because of the trip itself, and a computer which broke very early on in the proceedings. I’ve seen quite a lot over that ~8,000 miles, much of which I […]

Field Notes: Collapse at the Periphery

April 5, 2011 by


Due to a session of dietary indiscretion on Saturday evening, on Sunday morning I decided to take a ten kilometre walk. This is not particularly strenuous for me, but it was definitely necessary to compensate for the yummies I had eaten the night before. My destination was a coffee shop at the far edge of […]

Internet Kill-Switch is Last Resort

January 28, 2011 by


News of Egypt falling off the face of the internet world is spreading rapidly. Frankly, it should come as no surprise that an oppressive regime faced with uncontrollable exposure on the internet would resort to such a technique. In the mind of a dictator, turning off the internet is no different from stopping a newspaper […]