Monday, August 24, 2020

Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure

Give someone who has faith in you a placebo and call it a hair growing pill, anti-nausea pill or whatever, and you will be amazed at how many respond to your therapy.

Bernie Siegel

“Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure.” 

– Stanley McChrystal

Jerry Falwell Jr. and the Evangelical Redemption Story New York Review of Books


How to Raise an Environmentalist Yes!

That’s politics’: Inside the Liberal Party’s branch-stacking machine

  • by Nick McKenzieJoel Tozerand Paul Sakkal

Tax Rules for the Super-Rich Make the Isle of Man a Haven for Private Jets


What is the Colonialism of Human Rights?  

Money laundering case involving lawyers, accountants: Group Seven Ltd & Anor v Notable Services LLP & Anor (Rev 2) [2019] EWCA Civ 614 

US Senator Sanders introduces tax on billionaire wealth gains to provide health care for all 

Rogue Landlords 

Around the world with $5bn – HMRC’s allegations of tax fraud at General Electric revealed 

Why the UK tax authority is accusing General Electric of a $1bn fraud 

Wirecard processed payments for mafia-linked casino 

The case for capital gains tax reform: a submission to the Office for Tax Simplification 

HM Treasury - Economic crime levy: Funding new government action to tackle money laundering 

US Hedge Funds Being Used for Money Laundering

British retailers issue warning over potential online sales tax 

2% UK online sales tax or delivery tax under consideration 

This Swiss canton is about to become the world’s top tax haven 

 NEWS YOU CAN USE:  Placebos Can Lower Emotional Distress, Even When People Know They’re Taking Placebos.


Australian public servant condemns censorship after blogpost cost him his job 

Three months after writing how Covid helped big tech, Josh Krook was given a choice: remove the post or be sacked