The firing of the anti-monopolist Barry Lynn at the behest of Google has brought the topic of tech monopolies into the political limelight in the US. This is a long read, but provides an insight into Lynn’s work and those pushing back. The question is, why is this hardly a topic in Europe? In the EU illegal cartels have become endemic and de facto tolerated by the EU, having to fear only minor fines in comparison to their transgression, thus translating into trans-European monopolies.
This has to be one of the most idiotic articles published in a long while – and that in the Guardian. Neo-liberalism is about winner take all. That is why the tax system is so […]
Nick Shaxson provides a good introduction to the opaque world of tax havens. Read here
The EU is encouraging forest destruction in the Amazon and Latin America through its biofuels policy, a new study has found. T&E says the findings mean a change to EU biofuels policy is now a […]