Paying a wealth tax is just fine for George Soros. He is among more than a dozen billionaires who make up the richest people on the planet and don’t think they’re being taxed enough to cover their fair share. However, they have conditions. They have designated causes as well as the amounts for such a tax. The billionaires have signed a nonpartisan letter to 2020 presidential hopefuls calling for them to create a wealth tax. The request, while seeming to be bizarre, is gaining steam. It’s in line with the thoughts of many Americans who believe the rich, or wealthiest 1
Let’s face it, in all its democracy, the blockchain does give authorities the power to abuse its technology in order to turn a dystopian projection such as George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four into a dark and realistic prospect. And it looks like the UK government are wanting to just that.
Take the ‘Big Brother’ theory, and add the blockchain, The Big Blockchains Watching You.
To quote Orwell in the famous Nineteen Eighty-Four:
“The Brotherhood cannot be wiped out because it is not an organization in the ordinary sense.