Friday December 6, 2019

Stephen Kinsella on economics

The travails of Facebook and Trump have highlighted the fact that Ireland needs a new industrial model

25th March, 2018

Last week, the world gave us three big stories. First, the revelations about Facebook and the insecurity of your private data. Second, the new EU move towards a common digital tax regime which is clearly designed to remove the competitive advantage that small states like Ireland enjoy. These are two sides of the same coin: the struggle to cope with large, data-heavy multinationals at an EU level. And third, President Donald Trump is weakening the...

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