How US ‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Draft Bill Targets Facebook’s Libra

US Bill 'Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Discussion Draft Targets Facebook's LibraFacebook’s digital currency plans have caused concern among bureaucrats worldwide and members of the U.S. government seem fearful of a giant tech establishing itself as a financial institution. Prior to the U.S. congressional hearings and the upcoming G7 finance meeting, a U.S. discussion draft bill, the Keep Big Tech Out of Finance Act, hopes to […]

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What the non-shutdown means to you

Shortly after midnight on January 20 the federal government, we are told, was shutdown. However most people haven’t noticed any differences in their daily life. CNN reports, “Essential services, such as Social Security, air traffic control and the Transportation Security Administration, will continue to be funded even if some employees of those agencies are not. […]

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Time to abolish DST

Earlier this year Legislators in New Hampshire discussed the idea of ending the twice-yearly practice of adjusting clocks by 1 hour to either begin or end Daylight Saving Time (DST). The measure passed the NH House but was killed in the Senate. The idea however has not died, and was even studied in depth in […]

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