"Molinari, warm up!" is a true story, even though it happened some twenty years ago it still makes me laugh. I have played, or I should say tried to play, football for about ten years. I started when I was seven, never been enthusiastic about this business, but since almost all my friends were already … Continue reading Molinari, warm up!
Money laundering, a very hot topic in the Nordics, especially after several scandals that interested major banks like Swedbank, Nordea and Danske Bank. Is money laundering such an evil thing as described by media and politicians? Well, the answer is: it depends. Money laundering is often connected to some sort of illegal activity, hence it … Continue reading How tax evasion and money laundering can support Swedish aggregate demand
They cannot, as simple at is sounds. Today I received an answer, if we can call it like this, from the municipality I contacted last week. Here follow their reply. It seems they just copied and pasted what you can find on the tax office website. Not a single comment or attempt to explain the … Continue reading Can municipalities justify their fiscal policy? Part II
The Swedish fiscal policy continues on its tight path, worsening the already fragile financial balance of the private sector (households and firms).As a feeble reaction to this prolonged mugging I have decided to contact the municipality where I live, and asked them to justify their fiscal policy, two points in particular: municipality tax and property … Continue reading Can municipalities justify their fiscal policy? Part I
I have received some email of people asking my point of view about Bitcoin, so I have decided to write down a few lines about it. Preface: I am not a trader and I am the least interested in the stock markets, so don’t expect any advice on how to make profits by trading crypto … Continue reading Why crypto currencies are not currencies
I wonder if you have ever came across this interview by Simon Sinek, if you haven't, sit down for about 19 minutes and listen carefully. I find it very inspiring and scaring at the same time. Simon Sinek speaking about Millennials in today's workplace, and social media addiction. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=As8XkJNaHbs
All hope abandon, ye who enter here. Dante Alighieri, Inferno – Canto III Preface I had this article ready, 90% of it at least, two weeks ago, but I waited to publish it after this melancholic electoral theatre was over. I can't understand all the hue for this meaningless political circus. I don't know if … Continue reading The collapse of the Swedish state
The events I am about to tell you happened in a place not too far away from here, the nation of Noledge. The tragic and absurd history of Noledge is well known across all the close nations and it is still thought today in all the schools hoping that future generations won’t make the same … Continue reading A history of copyright.
Hello my British friend, I can picture you in my mind standing on the cliffs of Dover looking south-ward and whispering the word "Leave". What can you see over the horizon? You can see a sort of cloaca called EU. A continent devastated by a group of non-elected technocrats, which by the end of 2015 … Continue reading Brexit: June 1940 – June 2016
Preface: I sorrow for what happened in Paris and for the victims and hope we can use this tragedy to think about how to avoid similar happenings in the future. Extract from a secret telegram of the US ambassador in Baghdad, 1958, to the US president Eisenhower: “Mr President, every Arab I met warns … Continue reading We have forced them to kill us…