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About tryingtobefair

More than a little interested in how we can all make the community we live in a better place. "The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed" Gandhi. Let's all learn what's enough.

USA Steel Tariffs & China

Trump complains about the imbalance of trade with China, and so he should. USA export $130 Bil to China (lots of it raw materials to be converted into finished goods for export back to USA!!) China exports $506 Bil to … Continue reading

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We’re all in EU together, or are we?

Google (parent company Alphabet) and Facebook are representative of a number of multinationals based in Ireland. We just love them because they employ lots of people who all pay their taxes and PRSI. Unfortunately they tend to crowd around Dublin … Continue reading

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The shennigans of Yahoo !

Yahoo was taken over in June 2017 by another huge USA corp. Verizon for $4.5 Billion. Thats a whole other story. Now I just want to tell you a little of Yahoo’s structure. Yahoo Inc. has 58 registered subsidiaries, they … Continue reading

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Irish citizens badly served by their Gov’t

People always make money in times of crisis. Some of the world’s most lasting fortunes have been accrued during recessions, depressions and even wars. It is just the way of things. We have seen it again in recent years in … Continue reading

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Brexit..Hard or Soft is a problem

https://www.nerinstitute.net/blog/2017/06/09/life-is-based-on-many-assumptions-until-they-prove/

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Ireland’s housing crisis

https://www.nerinstitute.net/blog/2017/06/02/housing-for-homes-a-classic-case-of-market-failure/

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Odd bits from Wednesday’s Press

Trump, meanwhile, faces bipartisan opposition to his budget plans to take from the poor and give to the wall. The president wants to reduce spending by $3.6tn – slashing everything from Medicaid to Meals on Wheels – while putting an … Continue reading

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