Articles in Economics

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…


Beware Arguments For Privatization

Advocates of corporate takeovers show dysfunctional public airports and ignore functional ones…


We Need A Fair Way To End Infinite Growth

The left should embrace de-growth, but it’s the rich that need to sacrifice…


Who Cares About Inequality?

Why the super-rich are suddenly so concerned about inequality…


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