Exploitation of Migrants in France

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According to the New York Times, Parisian food-delivery couriers are exploiting desperate migrants as gig workers. Questions: What is the London-based platform similar to Uber eats? How large is the food-delivery industry in terms of Euros? Why is this exploitation and what percentage of earnings do courier brokers usually take of earnings from chat apps?… Read more »

Don’t speed in Finland!

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In Finland, speeding infractions fines are calculated according to income. This article notes that in Nordic countries, like Finland, many citizens believe that the rich people should pay more for the same offense if justice is to be served. Questions: 1. According to U.S. Tax laws, are speeding tickets tax deductible? 2. How much over… Read more »