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Corporations cannot be expected to pay more taxes than legally required. To increase public revenue, governments must amend tax codes.

Don’t Blame Google and Starbucks For Minimizing Their Tax Bills

Publicly traded companies like Google and Starbucks are fiduciarily beholden to their shareholders to maximize profits and minimize losses. Companies that fail to take advantage of tax loopholes made available by governmental tax codes are remiss in their financial duties and are subject to commensurate legal repercussions. If governments hope to raise additional revenue from corporations operating within their borders, they will have to alter their tax codes accordingly.

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Cohousing: Bringing the Sharing Economy Home

Cohousing is gaining popularity, with many communities in development around the U.S. In contrast to current neighborhoods that are “car-centered,” cohousing developments like Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Maine offer a common house with a shared dining room, commercial kitchen, laundry room, guest bedrooms, and playroom.

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Have Millennials Evolved from Buying to Sharing? Not Really.

Here’s a mantra you probably heard a lot in 2012: Millennials don’t shop that much these days. They share instead. But is it true? The short answer is, apparently, no. The longer answer is that it’s complicated.


BEEMTech Energy: The Smart Building Solution

Commercial buildings around the world are looking to reduce energy costs, but overhauling electricity systems can be expensive. That is why Israeli startup BEEMTech came up with a way to save energy without changing the existing infrastructure.

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The Year for Big Coal – Not So Big

Coal is on the run and battling on many fronts – 2012 may turn out to be a watershed year in its downward spiral. This is the type of momentum that can’t be reversed – can it?