Expert opinion

Coalition rabble-rousing, on refugees or franking credits, is beneath contempt

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It is now abundantly clear that the Morrison government regards the voters and our national institutions with complete contempt. This contempt, of course, has been building as the Coalition gets more desperate […]

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The value of the customs union to the UK is overrated

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The Corn Laws. The tariff reform debate of the early 20th century. Imperial preference in the 1930s. There have been times in Britain’s modern history when trade policy has really mattered, breaking […]

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Cryptocurrency market: alarming symptoms

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Today, the cryptocurrency market is on the stage of formation. Due to this, one can distinguish various advantages and disadvantages in this area. Major financial institutions have legitimate concerns about the expansion […]

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CBIC again defers e-sealing on deposit, removal of goods from customs warehouses

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Now that we know that Boris Johnson will “get Brexit done” by the end of January 2020, what are the implications for English as an official language of the European Union and […]

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Expert opinion / Financial crimes / Сryptocurrencies

Crypto Scam: Formula One Team Sponsorer Vanishes After Lying for a Year

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Financial.org, an unregulated financial advisory firm, shut down operations. The British firm blocked and converted users funds to a cryptocurrency, FOIN. It was a lead sponsor-er of Formula F1 team Williams Martini […]

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Expert opinion / Сryptocurrencies

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing

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Now that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to the video of last week’s interrogation by the US Senate committee on banking, housing and […]

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Capitalism is having an identity crisis – but it is still the best system

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Capitalism has been blamed for the bad behaviour of the banks – which is akin to blaming democracy for voter fraud Capitalism is clearly having an identity crisis, when it becomes a […]

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Tony Abbott played us for fools on electricity prices. Will we be played again?

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Australia has gone from some of the lowest electricity prices in the world to some of the highest and a good number of people are hurting With election season upon us the […]

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Business news

The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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