The destruction of the middle class

Legacy Admissions: Johns Hopkins Drops Preferences, Other Institutions Consider Changes

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 23/02/2020 - 9:55pm in

Johns Hopkins announces it’s eliminated legacy admissions, sparking a wider debate. Will other institutions follow?

Wolf Richter: Subprime Credit Card Delinquencies Spike to Record High, Past Financial-Crisis Peak, as Other Consumers Relish the Good Times. Why?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 23/02/2020 - 7:25pm in

The concern is not for banks or investors in subprime-credit-card backed securities. But what does this bifurcation tell us about consumers?

To Tackle Inequality, We Need To Start Talking About Where Wealth Comes From

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 20/02/2020 - 9:42pm in

How to combat cultural beliefs that justify extreme inequality.

Not All Keynesian Spending Is Equal

How "Keynesian" ideas regularly misrepresent Keynes.

A Full Scale Attack on Medical Debt

An integrated proposal for ending medical debt.

Progressives to Voters Skeptical of Bernie Sanders: This ‘Big Tent’ Movement Is a Winning and Practical Choice

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 14/02/2020 - 6:55pm in

Sen. Bernie Sanders is now being declared the new Democratic frontrunner, and progressives are reaching out to voters that remain skeptical.

Developing Countries Showing America Up

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/02/2020 - 9:25pm in

America isn't a very comfortable place.

A Socialism Equal to the World

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 10/02/2020 - 6:12pm in

Now that "socialism" is an acceptable word to use in conversation, what should socialists and their potential allies seek?

Rentier Capitalism: Great for Stocks, Lousy for Growth

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/02/2020 - 8:58pm in

An oddly neglected paper gives an idea of how much rentier capitalism has distorted the US economy.

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