Free markets and their discontents

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How One Cooperative Is Trying to Develop an Alternative Economy in Oakland

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 10:32pm in

Despite having some inherent competitve advantages, cooperative ventures can find it hard to launch. An Oakland program provides some liftoff.

Inflation Targeting Voodoo

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 1:55am in

Why central bank fixation with inflation targeting is dodgy to detrimental.

America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century: The MIC, BARE and OGAM Conquer NATO

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 28/02/2022 - 10:53pm in

Why America is operating abroad to advance the interests of arms dealers, oil & gas, and Big Finance, and not its citizens.

Europe’s Sustainable Taxonomy Is a Sideshow

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/02/2022 - 10:54pm in

The EU taxonomy grossly simplifies a complex and dynamic world. It might help prevent green-washing but other tools are needed to guide green investment.

Financialization at Heart of Economic Malaise

Sadly, finacialization is still very much with us, even though policy-makers know better by now.

How Young Workers Are Being Exploited in the COVID-19 Economy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 17/02/2022 - 6:40pm in

Child labor is back. Why are more teens being exploited?

An FTI Consulting Presentation Pulls Back the Veil on Fossil Fuel PR and Shale Greenwashing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 17/02/2022 - 1:55am in

FTI Consulting 2015 slides tout “discrediting” science, “debunking” documentaries, and hype its fracking industry project Energy In Depth

This Doctor Thought She Could Navigate US Health Care. Then Her Autistic Son Needed Help.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 16/02/2022 - 4:02pm in

Another example of how the US health care system fails patients that could be treated.

Peasants Marginalized by Big Farms

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 16/02/2022 - 1:55am in

Why big farms are often not better.

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