4 results for 'banking'
...the arrival of the Internet.Today, pay-by-phone solutions, web-based solutions (Paypal, Google Wallet, bitcoins, etc.) are commonly used by the public. But the process will only go so far. A vast majority of transactions are conducted with cash. Many countries around the world have too weak a banking network to enable dematerialized money to circulate. And no people in the world would accept giving up on such a powerful symbol of who they are.
Deleting the existence of bills would be equivalent to asking a nation to renounce its flag. A people’s history and its money are so... (more)
#1 Nazi Germany was a totalitarian Big Brother police state that constantly monitored everything that German citizens did.
Today, the bureaucrats that run things in the United States are also absolutely obsessed with constantly trying to monitor us. For example, there are now control freaks that inspect the lunches of preschool students in certain areas of the country in order to make sure that they contain the “right” foods….
A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because the school told her the lunch her mother packed... (more)
A scientific dispute over the cleanup of one of the most polluted sites in the country threatens to ensnare the Energy Department’s new leadership
The government’s multi-billion-dollar effort to clean up the nation’s largest nuclear dump has become its own dysfunctional mess.
For more than two decades, the government has worked to dispose of 56 million gallons of toxic nuclear and chemical waste stored in underground, leak-prone steel tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Site in southeastern Washington State. Although MANY point still to Japan’s Fukushima siteBut progress has been... (more)
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