Free markets and their discontents

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Covid Baby Bust Has Governments Rattled

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/03/2021 - 8:43pm in

A falloff in baby production has capitalists very worried.

How the NATO Alliance Is Fighting Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine With Subsidies From State Budgets and the Gates Foundation, Hidden by bhe Financial Times

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 04/03/2021 - 1:45am in

The Financial Times runs dodgy numbers to claim that Russia is vaccine price gouging to poor countries, when that's Big Pharma's gig.

The Bullshit Economy: Homebuying “Help”

Introducing "The Bullshit Economy" from Jared Hoist, on products and companies that exist solely to exploit policy failures, in a bad way.

Eviction Moratorium Deemed Unconstitutional by Federal Judge in Texas

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 26/02/2021 - 9:30pm in

The Trump and Biden stimulus on the cheap, of having landlords support income-starved renters in lieu of subsidies, is now in trouble.

The Climate Crisis, Rationing and Conscription

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 26/02/2021 - 4:11pm in

Has the time come for the brute force approach to combatting climate change of rationing.

This Obscure Energy Treaty Is the Greatest Threat to the Planet You’ve Never Heard Of

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 25/02/2021 - 6:51pm in

The Energy Charter Treaty lets fossil fuel companies to sue governments for taking action on climate change. It must be stopped.

Housing and the American Dream: Is A House Still a Home?

Single-family home-ownership—elusive for many today—is an aspiration we ought to abandon.