Category: budget

We have to solve the real problems

The real problem is that we are not running a working system. Not economically or financially. Not socially. Not environmentally. Economically we are not balancing our books, and using debt to plug the gap. And we […]

Dependency & Tax

There is a direct link between dependency ratios and tax rates, and this limits the extent to which a mature human society can be capitalist or commercially-dominant. First of all, let’s assume that the total […]

Math problems for the status quo

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) released a report today on the state of the world economy and national budgets. It makes for pretty dire reading – especially if you think we are already suffering […]