Stories in Economics

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:00 -- John Locke

Block and Tackle Businesses. That's what my father-in-law calls them, regular businesses that aren't going for sexy venture funding, but critical to a functioning economy. Businesses that perform a valuable function, and grow on their own revenue more than anything else.

A business is sustainable when it has a positive impact on the world. A sustainable business is one that not only generates profit, but does so without overly exploiting the resources around it, and improves the world in some way while doing it.

Sustainable/Open Business
Tags: Economics
Tue, 10/26/2010 - 23:22 -- John Locke

The debate about increasing taxes on high-income people rages on in both Washington D.C and Washington State. Here in the state, there's an initiative on the ballot that proposes an income tax on people earning more than $200K (or $400K for joint filers).

Tags: Economics, taxes
Thu, 07/29/2010 - 17:46 -- John Locke

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I know, that's an ambiguous title -- are we looking for Drupal help, or are we offering it? The answer is yes!

Tags: Economics
Mon, 03/15/2010 - 20:05 -- John Locke

Today, in the Washington State legislature, the House and the Senate are reconciling their two different bills to balance the State budget. Both involve significant tax changes, and there are different ramifications for software depending on which goes through.

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Fri, 12/05/2008 - 08:00 -- John Locke

Just read a crazy article trying to inflame people to be against network neutrality. Study: Google uses 21X more bandwidth than it pays for.

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