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The victory condition isn’t highest profits, it’s market dominance

Two tough guy caricatures brandish clubs at one another; one wears a lapel badge with the Google logo; the other bears a badge with Microsoft’s. Between them is an open treasure chest, with the logos for Novell, Nortel and Motorola sticking out of it. In the background is a desaturated, blurred, low-contrast field of cellular masts.”

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Retailers are skipping queues for convenience, but at what cost?

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I Read It So You Don’t Have To

A recent book explains how humans think about wealth, economics, and success

What did I read?

The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness published in September 2020.

So who is Morgan Housel?

Morgan Housel is a former financial columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He is now a partner at Collaborative Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm.

Give me the 30-second sell.

Unlike in the fields of medicine or engineering, expertise in…

“Voluntary Time Off” is their trojan horse to exploit workers, minimize wage costs and protect tax breaks

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Corporate consolidation is squeezing our economy

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Ten years after its publication, the late anthropologist’s deconstruction of economics is more valuable than ever

The dreaded Phillips curve describes the runaway inflation of the 60s and 70s. The situation is very different today.

I READ IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

We’ve been thinking about the government’s finances all wrong

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What did I read?

The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy by Stephanie Kelton

So who’s this Stephanie Kelton?

Stephanie Kelton is a…

No Mercy No Malice

Why Scott Galloway believes pessimists make better operators

No Mercy No Malice

Much like an Etch-A-Sketch, Covid has presented an opportunity to envision our lives turned upside down, powder redistributed

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