Ok, if section 1 was wishy-washy,, this second part I will cut to the chase immediately over what I think if the best form of government, if “government” needs to be considered (if not implemented) at a global level.

It is this:

Global framework.

Local (Decentralised) Governance.

Take taxes for example. Currently, corporations operating across borders have the ability to take advantage of inconsistencies between taxation in respective countries. Google routinely books sales in low tax countries that are not the point of presence for the service provided, but as it is a digital service this is easy to do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAJMlBExD4w

That is Apple, Google and Microsoft being grilled by some Australian parliamentary Senators.

It’s boring, but apparently what they do is perfectly legal.

If there was a way to stop these fairly obvious abuses of the system, one of the most forward thinking would be to apply a universal system for taxation. It sets universal minimums, transfer pricing and remote jurisdictions for booking tax and activity are disallowed, and individual countries then can apply their own taxes on top of this. They would not be allowed to have negative taxation rates (to promote their own jurisdiction) – so a globalised framework which all countries sign up to and operate under would be in effect.

The second part of the proposal is decentralised control. This is more just to clarify the first part – it is international frameworks and enforcement mechanisms only, with a small oversight body. Nations are free to set all their other laws. One of the biggest and most unwarranted claims against the UN is that it’s “Trying to take over the world”. I don’t think the UN could organise a decent shit personally. Taking over the world is sort of the other end of the scale.

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