Month: November 2019

  • Taxes

    Do you pay taxes? I bet you do unless you are unemployed. Basically, in order to avoid paying taxes, you have to be very well-to-do. Of course, you could try good old-fashioned tax evasion and risk getting caught. But you’d better be sufficiently well-healed to employ a battery of lawyers to protect you in court.…

  • A word or two about Catalonia

    I should begin by making it clear that to my knowledge, Catalonia has never been a sovereign state, though until 1714, the region enjoyed a very high degree of autonomy, see the Catalan constitutions. I am not writing this as an expression of support to Catalonian secession. With few exceptions, I find nationalism distasteful. Bullying,…

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