|February 20, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, Taxes|
If a small business makes a mistake, they pay for it. If lawmakers pass bad laws, others pay. Which should we listen to?
|February 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
The founder of Tesla, PayPal, SpaceX, etc, got a fortune, but from customers or from taxpayers unaware of its gifts?
|February 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
The average rent for an apartment of the same size is higher where there’s gobs of oil than where there’s Broadway.
|February 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial|
After 40 straight months of fewer foreclosure then previous months, in January banks did an about face. Why?
|February 17, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Politics, Rent recovery or avoidance|
Mid February, a federal holiday, no school! But should that mean no thinking, too? Or, better, learn the real history.
|February 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
For taxpayers who must fork over the dough, sweetheart treats for corporate insiders are really a bitter transfusion.
|February 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Researchers now say natural gas–burning buses are worse for the climate than those that burn diesel.
|February 15, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
The best way to rob a bank is to own one, so they say, and it’s true, until the bubble bursts and blame needs names.
|February 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
Land grabs by wealthy foreign investors are on the rise in America’s heartland. Will the US subsidize them, too?
|February 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
The recovery may have been a boon for some corporations yet those gains are shareholder property — to the last penny.
|February 12, 2014||Posted by Martin Adams under Activism, The Progress Report|
This is a sequel to Henry George, Part 1: A Quest for Answers. His life was so filled with drama it could be a movie. Best of all, people loved him greatly.
|February 11, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
The times are a-changing. Investors now favor cutting-edge tools over fuels. Could Exxon then learn and go hi-tech solar?
|February 11, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Some news here you won’t find in the mainstream media, like a huge rally in Raleigh against the status quo, for more reform.
|February 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
Since some of the nouveau riche give away a lot of what they got, does that make the concentration of wealth OK, no matter how it was amassed?