Articles in Economics
To be indebted means to lack freedom. That’s why elites melt down in response to Biden’s new plan to forgive $10k of student debt. They don’t want you to be free.
People all around the world live or die based on the whims of the commodities market. We need to discard the idea that markets are an acceptable way to distribute the world’s resources.
Dan Price was hailed for his commitment to paying his employees generously, showing how capitalism can “have a heart.” Now that he has been exposed as a fraud and abuser, we should reevaluate the idea of moral CEOs.
Amazon’s acquisition of Hollywood staple MGM Studios is bad news for moviegoers and the film industry. The FTC can and should challenge the deal in court.
Some leftists say that capitalists are not personally greedy and act as they do because the system forces them to. But that’s wrong. Capitalist greed is indeed a choice.
UC-Berkeley’s Nicholas Weaver has been studying cryptocurrency for years. He thinks it’s a terrible idea that will end in disaster.
The paper says redistributing the wealth of the 735 richest people would “only” give every single person $14,000. But that would be amazing.
Asking about the “cost” of student debt cancellation is misleading. Debt is more than just an amount in dollars; it’s experienced by people. Those living with debt suffer emotionally and physically, making the cost of not canceling crushing debt much higher than we can calculate.
Despite conservative rhetoric, we actually can afford nice things that benefit the public.
The promise of New Jersey’s American Dream Mall had occupied my childhood imagination. What I found there one snowy day in 2021 was nothing but an American nightmare.
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