Marina Adshade

Economist, Writer, and Speaker | Women, sex, love, and work

Tag: taxes

Five Ways the Government Affects your Sex Life

Buzzfeed asked me if the outcome of the current budget debates in the US will affect people’s sex lives – you can see that article along with some very cool graphics here.

Paying Off Government Debt on the Backs of the Workers (Literally)

The global financial crisis emptied the pockets of European governments. Although the Netherlands had it easy compared to some of its neighbors, the government still ran a deficit of 6% of GDP last year. Now the Dutch are trying to balance their budget by 2015 and one way they hope to increase revenue is by sending tax collectors into the Amsterdam’s famous red light district to get their pound of flesh, so to speak.

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