Articles in Economics

Dirty Tricks Of The Public Relations Industry

You might be under the impression that P.R. is a slimy industry. The truth is that it’s worse than you think.


Three Suggestions For How Advertising Can Become More Intrusive

The “win-win” logic of advertising makes its spread almost impossible to curb.


Spain’s UBI Is A Wake-Up Call For Americans

Spain just passed a permanent universal basic income. So can we.


Student Debt Forgiveness: Let’s Do Some Math

What would it cost to wipe out everybody’s student loans? The answer may surprise you.


Why “Free Stuff” Is Good

Funding public services through taxation instead of usage fees is fair and eliminates bureaucracy. We should do more of it.


Why Jeff Bezos Deserves Nothing But Scorn

Billionaires use philanthropy to bribe us not to hate them. We must respond by redoubling our hate.


Ownership & Control

Some clarifying thoughts on the differences between socialistic and capitalistic economic structures.


I Do Not Respect The Intelligence And Honesty Of This Billionaire

It’s very clear the super-rich do not deserve their fortunes…


How The Rich Get Away With It

A new book helps us think more clearly about the tax system…


Rethinking “Ownership”

Mat Lawrence of Common Wealth on what new economic structures could look like…


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