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Catalonia finally independent (cnn.com)
by ja on 27 Oct 2017  10 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/27/ Any bets on how soon is going to finish and how?

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How the Catalan government uses IPFS to sidestep Spain's legal block
by ja on 5 Oct 2017  Posted 2 years ago
archive.fo/cgKwxNot too complicated. Basically, the code recurses a sha256 computation 1714 times to get a lookup key, and then once more to get a password for decryption. Then, the lookup...

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Economic democracy (nytimes.com)
by ja on 28 Sep 2015  13 comments, latest 4 years ago
From now on, if you are rich enough, you just can vote your way out for having to give taxes to the less fortunate. And we thought America was the...

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Welcome back to the links
by ja on 27 Feb 2014  Posted 5 years ago
There was a time were people on this site used to complain about how the links went down in quality It's just fair to notice that for a while they...

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Stop subsidizing home ownership (nytimes.com)
by ja on 15 Jul 2013  151 comments, latest 6 years ago
My proposal: - Keep the home mortgage interest deduction - Pay taxes on the rental imputed income This would make rental and home owning no different in financial terms. Swiss...

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Do fundamentals say that housing in the US have to grow? (economist.com)
by ja on 13 Jun 2013  Posted 6 years ago
This is a good link: http://www.economist.com/blogs Amongst other things, you can see that prices are low against average income (although they are in the historic trend against rents). Does this...

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Europe's new tax (economist.com)
by ja on 26 May 2013  Posted 6 years ago
For literate people: http://www.economist.com/news/ Abridged version: http://vimeo.com/65679960

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Income tax from rental vs owning
by ja on 15 Feb 2013  4 comments, latest 6 years ago
Is the current tax structure distorning owning vs renting? Let's say I have a house for 100k that produces 10k in rental income/year. A friend has a similar house. We...
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