Since their beginning, American voters have responded passionately not to technocratic terms so much as to stories: two about hope, two about fear.
Politicians are connected, duh, and the media play favorites, duh. See self-censorship by a top television station and a top newspaper in North Carolina.
Government jerks around the public to make it easy for people to spend more money. Why not just shave an hour off the workday?
Tom Jefferson noted, politicians and judges (lawyers with immunity) call themselves “honorable” without ever earning such titles.
Banks are still being dragged into court, are still paying fines, are still enjoying record stock prices, and paying higher salaries — until we do what?
Let’s all earn what we get and keep what we earn, including our share of the values society as a whole generates.
The write off per student at a prestige school — most of whom move on to Wall St — is greater than the subsidy per student to a state college.
Many of us have long known in our guts that something about mainstream economics doesn’t add up. A new book suggests we were right.
It’s not just workers afraid of progress, of automation, but also owners afraid of new energy sources, cheap and clean.
As people lose forever the land they’ve loved for even longer, some turn to violence but ought to turn to geoism.
The ex-MicroSoft billionaire could save as much as half the cost of the LA Clippers in the next 15 years, His write-off = your higher taxes.
The German aristocracy used co-ops to help themselves but that also helped an Austrian wall painter into power.
It’s not just spending money that reinforces the economic status quo but your saving money does, too.