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platform-economie: beschermingsgeld of belasting

“The world of plundering chieftains slowly gave way to tax-collecting monarchies around the year 1000.” Valerie Hansen introduceert daarmee in haar boek “The Year 1000” [*] Willem de Veroveraar (more…)

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the ruminant economy – post corona

Under pressure everything becomes fluid; under pressure, one learns who ones friends are. Both apply to the world coping now with the corona pandemic. The government makes a glorious comeback as steward of health and the economy. The platform economy, the frontline of what I have called the ruminant economy, is losing its balance on the wobbly platform it has erected for itself. But also other business practices show to be untenable in a healthy society. Time to turn. (more…)

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