How the Covid-19 pandemic moved the lines in Europe

By |June 21st, 2020|

by Sylvie Kauffmann * The global crisis caused by Covid-19 is more like a cyclone than an earthquake. It does not radically change the data in the international game. However, the violence of the shock accelerated the tendencies that were already apparent in our unstable world before the pandemic. One region seems to be an exception: Europe. Instead of disintegrating, the European Union has pursued the opposite direction of greater [...]

An Introduction to the End of the Linear World

By |May 30th, 2020|

by Vasilios Coufos* On July 5, 1687, the world was fully formed. The condensed pages of Sir Isaac Newton's "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica" became the most solid scientific background on which the coming "century of logic" was built. The consequence of this period was the frenetic technological progress, which in turn dramatically changed the whole economic and social structures of the then world. One hundred and two years later, the [...]

Covid’s-19 languange

By |April 24th, 2020|

Article by Vasilis A. Coufos The needs upon the fight against Covid - 19, draw our attention to very specific demands: respirators, masks, fullness of human resources in health systems, compliance with the framework of prohibitions and restrictions imposed by the application of lockdown and respectful observance of the rules of personal hygiene . In the United States, at the time of writing, the number of confirmed cases is 825,306 and their deaths are 40,062 (source : John Hopkins University and Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center , Wednesday, April 22, 2020). [...]

Law and Economy

By |November 25th, 2019|

Law is a work of art, sculptured in the most turbulent periods of human history. Its extremely simple content - which is essentially about regulating all aspects of human relationships and activities - was the starting point for a long series of methodological pursuits and philosophical delicacies, at a time when its aura was expanding and touching every step of History. , when judging her and when protecting her. Law [...]

Poll Tax ( vs Capital Tax)

By |July 19th, 2019|

Taxation is essentially the only state revenue. It is the only cash inflow on which almost all the cash outflows of the government are based. The potential gap between (smaller) inflows and (larger) outflows is covered either by internal or external borrowing. Significant detail: it is very often the imposition of extraordinary taxation in order to serve this loan. This report shows the technical nature of taxation within the existing national macroeconomic [...]

Wage-labor’s definitive end

By |July 19th, 2019|

From the birth of economic theory, the labor factor was placed at the heart of the scholars, because by nature, but also by historical data, possessed a character with a huge reserve of liquidity of intent. Top specimen, the theoretical confrontation between Adam Smith and Thomas Malthus , on the outcome of these intentions. The Scottish philosopher distinguished himself in increasing the workforce the main cause of even greater profits accumulation. For Malthus on the contrary, this expansion triggered a demographic bomb, ready to [...]