I have made previous videos saying that corporate lobbying should be made into a criminal offense. However, those videos were always geared in a political and human rights direction. This time I am taking it in a different direction and focusing on the economic side.
One thing to understand is that some countries already treat lobbying as a criminal offense to varying degrees. They may not impose prison time for lobbyists and lobbied officials but there are definitely prices to pay. These countries view lobbying as exactly what it is- legalized bribery. Unethical and unacceptable.
I am not going to…
The US has offered to sell nuclear submarine technology to Australia. The obvious adversary which this is aimed at is China. Plus nuclear weapons on the same subs.
Why? To prevent China from blocking trade routes. China is not blocking trade routes, shows no sign of blocking trade routes and denies they want to block trade routes. In fact, China previously traded heavily with Australia.
The most logical response from Australia would be to either continue trading with China or just stop, which would not cost a penny for weaponized ships. Instead, they choose to indebt themselves for decades for…