[FoRK] Mobile Money

Adam L Beberg <beberg at mithral.com> on Sat Mar 3 19:38:38 PST 2007

2 articles...

http://www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070303/APF/703030519
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/30/AR2007013001918_pf.html

"Upper-class Venezuelans and their money flowed out of the country after
Chavez was elected in 1998 and again when he quashed an unsuccessful
coup against his government in 2002, but many professionals still hoped
the climate would remain friendly to business. Then came the latest
nationalizations."

...

*chuckles*

Oops, someone forgot that rich people can emigrate a lot easier then
poor people. Cue the hyperinflation and stick a fork in it. The US is
also apparently looking at an "exit tax" much like a death tax, but for
when you're alive and the economy is dead.

I assume FoRK'ers all have at least a couple countries where they have
relatives/friends and a way to get a job.



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