Bill vaporizes ‘vertical integration,’ one-year monopoly proposals By STEVEN NELSON, April 19, 2013, US News Colorado legislators announced legislation for regulating legal marijuana businesses Friday as ecstatic potheads flocked to Denver to light up in public Saturday in celebration of the first “4/20″ since Coloradans voted to legalize the drug in November. The proposed legislation would allow out-of-state residents [...]
For his talk “The 21st-century Medieval City,” Robert Neuwirth took an overflow audience to “the cities of tomorrow,” the developing-world shanty-towns where a billion people live now, and three billion (a third of humanity) are expected to be living by 2050. With vivid stories and slides (shown for the first time publicly), Neuwirth detailed how life [...]
Robert Neuwirth tells us about life in the informal economy, what French culture classifies as System D. 1.8 billion people on the planet subsist through economic transactions that happen outside legal spheres and, by 2020, two thirds of our planet will be doing business in this domain. The future is the free market vs. the [...]
Robert Neuwirth spent four years among the chaotic stalls of street markets, talking to pushcart hawkers and gray marketers, to study the remarkable “System D,” the world’s unlicensed economic network. Responsible for some 1.8 billion jobs, it’s an economy of underappreciated power and scope.
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Posted by Sean Sullivan on November 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said farewell to Congress on Wednesday in a 48-minute speech on the House floor. The 77-year-old is wrapping up his seventh term representing the Lone Star State’s 14th District, and his 11th term overall in the House. Throughout his tenure, Paul has inspired a loyal legion [...]
02 November, 2012, 04:04, RT Canadian lawmakers weren’t exactly in the Halloween spirit when they approved a new bill on Wednesday. The legislation makes it illegal to wear masks during riots and protests. Guilty parties could face up to 10 years in prison. Bill C-309 passed with a vote of 153 to 126 in the [...]