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Shareholder Capitalism’s Ugly Legacy

Debunking some of Milton Friedman's destructive ideas, such shareholders, who only have residual claims in a company, ought to come first.

How Donald Trump Abandoned Workers After Promising to Bring Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

Restoring manufacturing to the US is a tall order. Not surprisingly, Trump's approach has been unserious.

Why Trump’s Promise to Save Manufacturing Was One He Never Intended to Keep

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/09/2020 - 4:25pm in

Trump’s promise to save manufacturing jobs and rebuild infrastructure was all bluster, no surprise from the man known for stiffing workers.

NYT Report: 9 of Every 10 Restaurants and Bars in N.Y.C. Can’t Pay Full Rent

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/09/2020 - 3:55am in

While the NYT reports 9 out of 10 bars and resturants cannot make full rent, the city dithers about real solutions to eliminitaig evictions.

How Hypocrites in High Places Have Contributed to the Riots in the Streets

Why the riots of this summer resulted from the ever-increasing exploitation of low-income Americans, and how a Job Guarantee would reverse this power imbalance.

We Must Defeat the US Trade Deal

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 22/09/2020 - 3:47pm in

Why signing up to a US trade deal would mean a loss of sovereignity for the UK.

Coronavirus Economic Distress Hitting Indebted Professionals

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/09/2020 - 3:19pm in

Coronavirus damage is working its way up the economic food chain and is now hitting professionals in a meaninful way.

Ilargi: Why Trump Will Win

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/09/2020 - 2:04pm in

A contrarian reading on Trump's prospects.

Importing Inequality: Immigration and the Top 1%

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 19/09/2020 - 2:23am in

Data from UK tax records with new information on migrant status to show that that migrants are highly represented at the top of the UK’s income distribution.