Europe battles Google News over taxing snippets of articles

/ Jul 30, 2017

Europe battles Google News over taxing snippets of articles

A major battle is brewing in Brussels over an EU reform plan that would force internet aggregators such as Google News to pay newspapers for displaying snippets of their articles online. Google is furious at the reform idea, but powerful publishers, including Axel Springer in ...

Indians go on shopping frenzy ahead of radical unified sales tax

Jul 1, 2017

Indians go on shopping frenzy ahead of radical unified sales tax

At a crowded New Delhi market plastered with posters announcing massive sales, shoppers were vacuuming up household gadgets and high-end electronics in the last days before India's new sales tax takes effect. The single, nationwide tax starting Saturday replaces a complicated mix of state and ...

Kansas, where Trump's favored tax doctrine already failed

/ | Jun 18, 2017

Kansas, where Trump's favored tax doctrine already failed

Cut taxes to boost growth: Long before Donald Trump became president, Kansas conducted a real-world experiment with this formula in the hopes of reviving its economy. But today the Midwestern state is beating a hasty retreat after the demonstrable failure of the ideas that have ...