Things I read in The Guardian today:
Edward Troup, the executive chairman of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, wrote in 1999 when he was in private practice as an accountant that ‘taxation is legalised extortion.’
Scanning brains under the influence of LSD has revealed connections occurring between many areas of the brain that are normally isolated. But there is a loss of connection between the parahippocanthus and the retrosplenial cortex, breaking down a sense of individual identity.
In the past seven months there have been over 100 suicide attempts in the northern Ontario Attawapiskat community of 2,000 people. The community leaders blame the bleak poverty the community faces.
In Norway, everyone’s income and tax affairs are public and online for anyone to view.