April 20 is the counter-culture “holiday” on which lots and lots of people come together to advocate marijuana legalization (or just get high). Should drugs—especially marijuana—be legal? The answer is “yes.” Immediately. Without hesitation. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200 seized in a civil asset forfeiture. The war on drugs has been a dismal failure. It’s high time to end prohibition. Even if you aren’t willing to go [...]
Justice Department could halt price deal which prevented Amazon discounting
Deal between Apple and five publishers
Ebook prices risen up to 50% in last two years
Book prices on Amazon’s Kindle and other e-readers could tumble after a deal in a major price-fixing case is reportedly ‘close’
Book prices on Amazon’s Kindle and other e-readers could tumble after a deal in a major price-fixing case is said to be ‘close’.
America’s Justice Department is in [...]
Good blog here that over half of the electorate oppose the bank bailout but they have no one to vote for…
How can anyone vote for these gobdaws again?
Ireland is about to go through the most surreal election in its history. The top issue, for almost everyone, is the economic crisis: the bail-out, the cuts and the handover of Irelandâ€™s economy to the EU. More than half [...]