Capitalists at Work on subsidised schemes:
Last Friday’s Times contained an article entitled “Politics and business are addicted to bungs“. It was a propos of the ‘revelations’ about government dealings with Nissan.
The Mars One scheme to take passengers to Mars and leave them there is bankrupt:
Mars One, a Dutch company that planned to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars and start the first human colony on the Red Planet, has been declared bankrupt.
The declaration was made in a Swiss court on Jan. 15 — and posted on Reddit this past weekend — officially dissolving Mars One Ventures AG.
There’ve always been schemes:
… to name a few.