Posts Tagged by Capital
|January 11, 2015||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
The payment for loans is not the natural rate of interest but a rate distorted by actions of banks and governments.
|October 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
The richest guy on earth is smart and claims to oppose inequality but wants to tax downstream, not upstream. A dumb idea?
|July 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Kinsley wrote intelligently for the LA Times and Slate and New Republic and hosted Crossfire.
|July 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Thomas Piketty’s book is a bestseller for a good reason. It uses historical data to show the rich must get richer. But from manmade capital or natural land?
|July 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Peter Barnes has succeeded at making money and doing good. He founded the Credo phone company and promotes the commons.
|June 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Piketty uses data, however reliable, to show capitalism must worsen inequality. The solution is older than his numbers.
|May 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Thomas Piketty’s bestseller uses data from several countries and centuries to explain inequality.
|February 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
People who rake in tons of money know more about where it really comes from than do the people not getting a fair share.
|November 22, 2012||Posted by Staff under Holidays, Stories, Thanksgiving|
A Thanksgiving story told by Mason Gaffney.
|May 31, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
On Memorial Day, Remember What? What Helps Soldiers, Civilians, Wealth, & Rights? While I appreciate those who’re willing to kill foreigners and risk getting killed themselves in order to defend our country, actually, I wish they wouldn’t go do that. […]
|July 2, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Lobbying is a Lucrative Investment, Researchers Find Tax Shelters Slowed DC Metro Upgrade What happens behind the scenes affects the wellbeing of the public. So let’s geonomize and replace taxes with “land dues” and replace subsidies with a “Citizens Dividend”. […]
|June 29, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What the conventional guys couldn’t do, our guy can Macroeconomics in One Lesson by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, June 29, 2009 There have been comments in the media saying that the Great Recession of 2008-9 shows that economic theory […]
|February 28, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Big Boxes effect local economies but local culture? Researchers Not Buying The Wal-Mart Effect Local governments subsidize the world’s richest retailer while many residents criticize the behemoth. Such a subsidy is an example of why it might be a good […]
|December 1, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Pass on symptoms, fix the system How to Extirpate Poverty by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, December 2008 To extirpate means to completely eliminate, from the Latin word meaning to pull out by stem and root. To extirpate poverty means […]
|November 22, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Bankruptcy or Bailout to Nowhere? BROOKS — CEOs more dangerous than socialists A conservative voice calls for directing tax dollars to the many, not the few. This 2008 op-ed is from a New York Times columnist of Nov 14. by […]