The only way to achieve true joy and fulfilment is by becoming a being of sharing. Our short destiny on earth is to experience joy, not suffering, if we know how to connect with those who deserve to be trusted ...
This week nights were filled with reading Lots of short stories a book on Australian plants and Niki Sava's story Road to Ruin as she is invading the Glebe Bookshop on Tuesday ... There is a banquet of link sharing as colourful bloggers burnt midnight oil and Malchkeon created romantic atmosphere over powerful story from Rome circa 1980s and 1990s. We recommend a brilliant scriptwriting of The 2 chapters of 22 series also includes an episode on Velvet Revolution aka Fall of Berlin Wall and it shows rather creatively how the Italians changed the culture of its Secret Seevice a must for all ASIO operatives to watch. May wisdom and kindness prevail as truth is rather dubjective ... Romanzo Criminale
Work? What is work anyway? I’m a writer on economics and thus also a reader. I don’t find writing to be so hard, but I need something to write about and that means reading. For me, working more means reading more. And you know what? Working less also means reading more....
Also, most fiction isn’t that good. In fact, it isn’t even true. Or if it is true, it is true by coincidence or accident. That’s not a complaint, but I don’t see why I should give up cash income for the privilege of giving up reality. Can it be such a winning bargain to give up cash and reality at the same time? It’s not, and I won’t. Unless it’s Star Wars or Elena Ferrante.
Unlike most European countries, the Czech Republic has lacked a one-word version of its name in foreign languages. Now, the country is set to use the name Czechia in English, Tschechien in German or Tchequie in French," translations of "Cesko" in Czech Lunatic are in charge of Czechia or was that Czechnya
Unionizing Pays Big Dividend for Professors at Regional Public Universities Chronicle of Higher Education. Furzy: “This is pretty sad…” Richard Smith warns that this “feels hoaxy”
Why people are crowdfunding their funerals New Statesma
Raunchy KFC ad campaign removed in an hour Sydney Morning Herald
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Man accidentally ‘deletes his entire company’ with one line of bad code Independent
Press Release, Senator Warren Introduces Bill to Simplify Tax Filing:
Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Christ's College, Cambridge today at a conference on The Role of Judges in Developing the Content of Tax Law: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law" and generally rejected allowing federal administrative agencies to adopt regulations "altering the past legal consequences of past actions." Unlike most regulatory agencies, Treasury and the IRS are expressly authorized by Congress to adopt regulations with precisely such primary retroactive effect. Specifically, IRC § 7805(b) grants Treasury and the IRS the power to backdate tax regulations under a variety of circumstances.
New York Times, European Union Calls for Big Companies to Disclose More Tax Data:
European Union officials on Tuesday waded into the fight against international tax dodging, calling for the world’s biggest companies to disclose more data about their tax arrangements with the bloc’s member governments and to share information about offshore havens where they shelter money. ..
TaxGrrrl, Thieves Repackage Decades Old Tax Scam Using Fake Forms, Email, “Finally, remember that the IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information . This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.”
Also: 30% of bank jobs are under threat - CNN
Insurance and Risk, Feb-Mar 2016. With an ever-increasing amount of work being automated, young professionals are missing out on learning on the job. Suncorp Commercial Insurance Executive General Manager Darren O’Connell says that the lack of skills training in lower-level risks could prove problematic for the industry