Wednesday, December 2, 2020
elon musk, public persona

The Downfall of Elon Musk’s Public Persona

Covid19 has revealed the engineering genius to be just another greedy billionaire
Tech Monopolies, facebook, amazon, google

Why the Giant Tech Monopolies Must Be Broken Up

When one man makes nearly $2.4 billion in one day, it’s time for change
trade policies

Donald Trump’s Trade Policies are Frustrating America’s Allies

Rather than give in to President Trump's bullying tactics, many countries will simply walk away
labor standards, canada, us, Trudeau, Trump

Why Canadians are Demanding Better Labor Standards in the US

Canadian NAFTA negotiators have demanded the US roll back so-called "right to work" laws
Reaganomics

Reaganomics is Dividing the Democratic Party More Than Ever

The civil war within the Democratic Party won’t end until laissez-faire capitalism is rejected
Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey Victims Take a Double Hit

Poorer victims of the powerful storm face price gouging and no flood insurance
Wall Street Swamp

Trump and his Wall Street Swamp

Trump was never going to be sincere on his promise to hold Wall Street accountable
#6 Train

Economics on the #6 Train

Despite big economic events like the Brexit, we can't forget about those fighting for just a buck or two, one day at a time
american dream

The American Dream Delusion

With a disappearing middle class and high levels of poverty, is the American Dream still a thing?
class warfare

Republicans and the End of Class Warfare

It took just four years, and Donald Trump, for the Republican Party to stop using the rhetoric of class warfare to discredit talk of income inequality
Pete Selleck

Pete Selleck Doubles Down on Voodoo

Wealthy CEOs want even more for themselves and Republicans are hearing their call

Memo To The Republican Base: You Do Math Wrong

Republicans have convinced their voters that Obama's "policies" are to blame for sluggish wage growth. They need to do better math.
NAFTA's Chapter 11

Will NAFTA’s Chapter 11 Help Kill the TPP?

TransCanada's $15 billion lawsuit against Obama illustrates one of the dangers of signing off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Canada get's Economics Right

Canadians get Economics Right, in a Big Way

Canadian voters threw out Prime Minister Harper's austerity-based "new normal" and have got American conservative leaders scared to death!
Capitalism and Social Democracy

Capitalism and Social Democracy

If you want to debate how superior capitalism is to social democracy, you might want to learn what they both mean

Why We Must End Trickle-Down Economics

The greatest lie of our generation is still being preached and practiced by Republicans
California

Is California Where We’ve Been or Where We’re Going?

For better or worse, the Golden State seems to embody the nation’s aspirations and ambitions
Greek Debt

Greek Debt and the Nature of Economic Slavery

Why this situation in Greece may continue to become increasingly ridiculous
Clean Money in charity

Clean Money in Charity?

We now rely on the politics of corporate charitable foundations to fund the things our government should be responsible for
TiSA

TiSA: Are We Set to Bow to Corporations like Never Before?

Trade agreements like the TPP, TTIP and the newly leaked TiSA will sideline national laws around the world