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US: “Seattle taxes property owners to fund neighbors’ political contributions”

“A lawsuit against a taxation plan in Seattle that collects revenue from property owners and allows residents to distribute the money to the campaigns of city council candidates of their choice is being submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court for … Continue reading

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Population Decline: “What will Japan do with all of its empty ‘ghost’ homes?”

“With more than 20% of its population aged 70 and older and the birth rate declining, Japan has a property problem: there are more homes than people to live in them. Population decline is a major issue for many countries. … Continue reading

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Mexico Law: Government Can Steal Property / Assets for ALLEGED Tax Evasion

“Mexico’s elite are quaking after leftist lawmakers passed a new law that makes tax evasion a type of organized crime that could justify the seizure of assets even before judges rule on the validity of charges. Lawmakers in the country’s … Continue reading

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“Trump announces ‘substantial’ partial US-China trade deal on agriculture, intellectual property, & finance”

“The US and China have reached a “very substantial phase one” deal, US President Donald Trump has declared. Tariffs due to take effect on Tuesday have been canceled, and markets responded with elation. Phase one of the deal includes intellectual … Continue reading

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Lawlessness: “[U.S.]…Boston orders police to stop arresting criminals for breaking and entering, destruction of property or shoplifting”

“Leftist policies are reaching new levels of insanity in Massachusetts, as Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins pushes her highly contested “no-prosecute” list into action. The “list” gives a green light to a number of arrest-worthy offenses — including trespassing, shoplifting, … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “State and Local Income, Sales and Property Taxes All Hit Records in 2017”

“Real state and local income, sales and property taxes all hit records in 2017, according to data released this week by the Census Bureau. State and local governments collected a record $404,509,000,000 in individual income taxes in 2017, according to … Continue reading

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“Google accused of racketeering in lawsuit claiming pattern of trade secrets theft “

“In an explosive new allegation, a renowned architect has accused Google of racketeering, saying in a lawsuit the company has a pattern of stealing trade secrets from people it first invites to collaborate…. Now Attia has added another allegation to … Continue reading

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