Free markets and their discontents

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How To Break the Covid Doom Loop

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 17/10/2020 - 7:04pm in

Are repetitive short lockdowns a viable way to tame Covid-19?

Latest Election Stunt Proves Uber and Lyft Are Their Own Worst Political Enemies

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 5:08pm in

Quelle surprise! Uber and Lyft are acting in bad faith in their struggles to get out of being classified as employers.

Milton Friedman Versus Stakeholder Capitalism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/10/2020 - 9:48pm in

Looking at the damage Milton Friedman did by advocating corporate irresponsibility, which more and more orthodox economists have questioned.

EU Wins WTO Ruling on Boeing Subsidies, Following WTO Ruling for the US on Airbus Subsidies. Tariff War On?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/10/2020 - 9:25pm in

WTO rulings on tit-for-tat aircraft manufacturer disputes look likely to produce dueling tariffs at least in the near term.

Why the George Floyd Protests Succeeded Where Others Failed

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/10/2020 - 4:15pm in

Looking at what the George Floyd and later Black Lives Matter protests over the summer did right.

What Should Europe Expect from American Trade Policy After the Election?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 13/10/2020 - 7:33pm in

Biden promises to go back to an old normal. But how realistic is that on the trade front?

Rana Foroohar and Mark Blyth: How Deep Will the Depression Get?

Rana Roroohar and Mark Blyth discuss the elections, tech, China, and Covid v. recovery with Paul Jay.

Burning Injustice: Why the California Wildfires Are a Class Crisis

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 09/10/2020 - 4:06pm in

The rich paid for protection from wildfires while the poor burned. A harbinger of the class divide in coming climate disasters?

Yanis Varoufakis: How Progressives Could Still Win the 21st Century

Could progressives obtain power through a Progressive International movement?

Latest Nobel Prize in Chemistry Demonstrates How the US Patent Office Screws Inventors

A high profile example of the train wreck called the US patent process.

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