People worked much less than 40 hrs per week in the Dark Ages and in the Stone Age. How’d our ancestors achieve that?
You don’t want to get audited by people who don’t have to worry about getting audited themselves — they get bonuses!
Thomas Piketty is all the rage now but still has a long way to go before he can touch the impact of 19th c. hero Henry George.
If you’re a broker who over-charges your investors, you strike it rich. If you’re laborer who picks food, you say poor.
Liberal and Labor alike have for decades ignored the role of land in their economic modelling – this latest budget does, too.
Residents and other species near oil deposits get to know the good and bad of civilization’s addiction to black gold.
When the least skilled workers get an artificial boost due to politicians, how long do they stay better off?
Cowboys say they’re independent while accepting taxpayer help. Even if no land were public, owners still owe neighbors a rent.
We take comfort in our belief that somebody knows enough to get things right for us but even they make major mistakes.
Your pay may be 0.003% of your CEO’s pay but that won’t change until you shift focus from wages to shares of society’s surplus.
Once you get used to shopping in a state without a sales tax — like Oregon — you can never go back to the irritation of the impost.
So many software developers strike it rich, they all expect to, and they all should, if they make life easier for everyone.
Some of the nicest places to visit are some of the deadliest places to live if you’re a native living off the land of your folk.
If you’re not getting a subsidy, then you’re paying for somebody else, who gets theirs merely by lobbying and donating (bribing?).
If ever you thought your vote does not count, now you have scientific proof. So how do we make voting worthwhile?