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“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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Understanding the State of Play

Since the wind-down of the Cold War, capitalism has been heralded by the Western political class as the golden ideology. …

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.


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 professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University. She is a former chief economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee (Democratic Staff), and is a leading expert on Modern monetary theory (MMT), a macroeconomic framework about federal government spending.

Give me the 30-second sell.

There’s a longstanding myth that’s holding back the U.S…

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

Workers don’t want to come back to low pay, no benefits, long hours, and grumpy customers. Why should they?

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Meet the executives who burn millions daily and enrich themselves while creating no real value

The Daily Benjamin Burn™ (DBB) is how much money an executive lit on fire per day during their tenure.

Why founders in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere are leveraging SPACs to take their companies public

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