When adjusted for inflation, wage growth since 1967 has been nothing short of a disgrace. The United States has suffered close to five decades of real wage stagnation. People, it’s time … Continue reading When adjusted for inflation, wage growth since 1967 has been nothing short of a disgrace.
Net neutrality takes big step forward in California, but lawsuits loom. When the Federal government goes against the will of the people, state governments step in to challenge it. Let’s see how … Continue reading California Senate defies FCC, approves net neutrality law
Judges say snooper’s charter lacks adequate safeguards around accessing personal data Let’s see if anything gets done about this. Source: UK mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful | UK news | The Guardian Continue reading UK mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday announced plans to partner on ways to cut health care costs and improve services for U.S. employees. Something the government should be doing, but … Continue reading Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee health care
A new study suggests the Midwest would still be blue if Democrats hadn’t refused to prioritize labor’s needs under Obama, Clinton, and Carter. Source: Democrats Paid a Huge Price for Letting Unions … Continue reading Democrats Paid a Huge Price for Letting Unions Die
“Our research shows that companies that take the high road make a profit not in spite of paying their workers better but because they pay their workers better” Something to be learned … Continue reading In-N-Out Managers Make $160,000 Per Year
IT might make you feel better but tomorrow if the US Federal Government, or Australia or the UK repaid the entirety of its national debt, it would make not one dollar’s difference … Continue reading What if every government paid off its national debt?
A morally odious theory is empirically unsupportable and increasingly questioned by a younger generation of central bankers. Expect politicians to make more noise about the Fed’s controversial choices after Yellen is gone. … Continue reading NAIRU: not just bad economics, now also bad politics
After this article was published, Apple told Dave Choffnes [the developer of the app] that his iPhone app, designed to detect net neutrality violations, will be allowed in the iTunes App Store. … Continue reading Detect Net Neutrality Violations Right From Your iPhone (Initially Blocked by Apple)
#FISA: Senate passes bill to give NSA 6 more years of warrantless surveillance on Americans Odd that some key Democrats voted in favor of extending this as well. Source: #FISA: Senate passes … Continue reading Senate passes bill to give NSA 6 more years of warrantless surveillance on Americans
This is a war on multiple fronts — and there are many reasons to believe the people will win. It looks like this issue is not over yet, thanks to the people. … Continue reading They struck net neutrality down. Now it’s becoming more powerful than they could possibly imagine
Details surrounding Brexit are still uncertain as the country speeds towards Theresa May’s Article 50 deadline at the end of March. But one thing is for sure: the island of Britain will … Continue reading Minister confirms Britain will not leave Europe ‘geographically’