On 15 September 2016, Treasurer Scott Morrison and the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly Dwyer issued a joint media release announcing that the proposed $500,000 non-concessional superannuation cap policy is now scrapped. It will be replaced with an annual $100,000 non-concessional cap, that is subject to legislation from 1 July 2017. The current … Continue reading Proposed Australian superannuation changes – 1 July 2017
The timing of the UK regaining the right and power to determine free trade policy and free movement decisions allows for the formation of a new campaign to form stronger ties in intelligence and international relations. Such a proposal is the creation of a freedom of movement and free trade area between the Crown countries: … Continue reading CANZUK the campaign for stronger ties after BREXIT
Mr Clifford recently created a video for his new economics party. He argues in the American presidential debate on why both Trump and Clinton have bad economic policies. See his video here. Two points. First, politicians shouldn’t make economically unrealistic promises. A single-payer health care system would be nice, so would free college education, lower … Continue reading Vote for the Economics Party! – Mr Clifford vs Trump & Clinton
The four properties of indifference curves: Higher indifference curves are preferred to lower ones; Indifference curves are downward sloping; Indifference curves do not cross; Indifference curves are bowed inwards; 1st property – Higher indifference curves are preferred to lower ones This is true because consumers usually prefer more of something to less of it. Where … Continue reading The 4 Properties of Indifference Curves
Indians are leading a social media campaign to boycott ‘Made in China’ goods to favour Pakistan suppliers, in spite for Beijing having voted against Indian interests in the United Nations. The campaign had originated from a fake letter claiming to have been signed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging Indian consumers to use swadeshi … Continue reading Indians Boycotting ‘Made in China’ Goods
Zhèli néng shàng wăng ma? (Can I surf the Internet here?) Wŏ yào kàn yóujiàn. (I need to check my e-mail.) Keywords: Zhèli (here) Néng (can) Shàng wăng (surf Internet) Yóujiàn (mail/e-mail) Chángcháng (often) Wŏ chángcháng shàng wăng kàn xīnwén. (I often read the news online.) Things people do on the Internet: … Continue reading Nǐ yŏu shénme àihào?
Nǐ kàn diànshì ma? (Do you watch TV?) Wŏ mĕi tiān zăoshang kàn xīngwén. (I watch TV news in the morning everyday.) Wŏ bù kàn diànshì. (I don’t watch TV.) Nǐ xǐhuan kàn shénme jiémù? (What program do you want to watch?) Wŏ xǐhuan kàn yīnyuè jiémù. (I like to watch music programs.) Wŏ mĕi … Continue reading Nǐ kàn diànshì ma?