Using an AAA battery model to power us along

LAST week, my op-ed "Settling the (tax) score after the fall" (BT, May 22) described how a theme of vengeance could end up hurting many taxpayers especially if they slacken in their tax affairs during these trying times. Some have told me that the tone of the article was "scary" even if it...

Settling the (tax) score after the fall

DURING the violent Hong Kong protests, a Financial Times article (assertively titled "Beijing will have its revenge on Hong Kong") referenced the Chinese phrase qiu hou suan zhang, in concluding that vengeance by the Chinese government will be forthcoming even if the questions of when and how...