The destruction of the middle class

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DoJ Bankruptcy Trustee Lambastes Provisions to Protect Sacklers in Purdue Bankruptcy Exit Plan as “Illegal”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 21/07/2021 - 1:55am in

Feds weigh in on Purdue bankruptcy plan, raising possibility that Sacklers won’t get off more or less scot-free for their role in the opioids crisis.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (Non) Reporting Tallies 8 Strikes in 2020 Versus Payday Report’s >1200

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/07/2021 - 5:33pm in

Tiny Payday Report does the Bureau of Labor Statistics to shame in tracking strikes in 2020. What gives?

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: When Innovation Fails, or Rather Works Too Well

The opioid crisis provides a deadly example of why innovation often is simply a new-fangled form of predation.

Purdue Bankruptcy Plan Moves Closer to Approval: Sacklers Would Make Out Well and Preserve Much of the Family Fortune, Despite the Opioids Crisis

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 11/07/2021 - 11:55pm in

Last week fifteen states dropped opposition to Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy exit plan, making it likely the plan will be approved when it comes before a federal bankruptcy judge in August.

An Independence Day Reflection: How the Rich Plan to Rule a Burning World

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 3:54pm in

How do the rich intend to carry on as general conditions deteriorate?

Yanis Varoufakis: Techno-Feudalism Is Taking Over

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/07/2021 - 11:55pm in

Varoufakis describes techno-feudalism and speculates on where it is going.

Biden Classifies Opposition to ‘Capitalism and Corporate Globalization’ As Extremism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 29/06/2021 - 7:35pm in

The definition of what extremism amounts to becomes more, erm, inclusive as our elites feel more threatened. What are the possible end games?