Raising pay works. Trucking industry players have been complaining for a few years about an acute shortage of labor in their industry, as demand for trucks rises but people resist launching a … Continue reading How to make the economy great again: raise pay
The paper’s endorsing Brazil’s pro-dictatorship candidate is the latest in a proud tradition for its opinion section. The U.S. business news outlets have a long history of supporting murderous fascists. To them, protecting … Continue reading A Brief History Of The Wall Street Journal’s Support For Right-Wing Authoritarians
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been convicted over her role in a controversial €400m (£355m) payment to a businessman. French judges found Ms Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to … Continue reading Christine Lagarde convicted: IMF head found guilty of criminal charges over massive government payout
A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change Article is from last year, but in light of the most recent climate change report, perhaps a solution to addressing the problem is to first figure out how to work with these companies.. … Continue reading Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says
Hot off the news of a massive user-data breach, today Facebook is entering the smart display wars with Portal, a connected gadget with speakers and a screen, built-in Alexa integration, and even … Continue reading Facebook Launches a Camera for Your Home—What Could Possibly Go Wrong
The economy still has room to grow. The answer is that the unemployment rate is based on people looking for work and people working. It doesn’t take into account the number of … Continue reading The US unemployment rate is at a 48-year low—so why are so many Americans still out of work?
This stark contrast between Republicans and Democrats was front-and-center at the second annual Modern Monetary Theory conference. People are starting to learn exactly how money works, and it’s about time, because the … Continue reading Modern Monetary Theory Grapples With People Actually Paying Attention to It
Youtube has removed China Uncensored from search suggestions as Google faces scrutiny for Project Dragonfly, allegedly a censored web search app for China This is what happens when you push for companies … Continue reading YouTube Scraps Most Popular Channel on China Politics From Search Suggestions
There is a perfectly legal and viable solution to all this: Pack the Supreme Court. Pack it as soon as possible. Progressive policies will never happen unless the Democrats pack the Supreme … Continue reading Pack the Supreme Court
The new conservative talking point: There is a broad consensus among economists that large and persistent deficits slow economic growth by lowering savings and investment. Workers are less productive than they would … Continue reading Conservative Intellectuals Have a New and Absurd Theory for Why Wages Aren’t Rising Faster
Kavanaugh interrupted senators, raised his voice and put down Democratic senators. This raises questions about his ability to be a fair justice. You want a fair and impartial judge on the Supreme … Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh’s angry display of partisanship disqualifies him for the Supreme Court – Los Angeles Times
The social networking giant confirmed Friday that sites you use Facebook to login to could have been accessed as a result of its massive breach. Great, another example of why making Facebook … Continue reading The Facebook Security Meltdown Exposes Way More Sites Than Facebook
The United States ranked sixth in the world for healthcare and education in 1990, but has since fallen behind its peers. This is partly the result of reduced and poorly allocated funds … Continue reading US ranks 27th for healthcare and education, down from sixth place in 1990
The idea that the nation state would wither away was based on three separate arguments. The first was that the barriers to the global free movement of goods, services, people and money … Continue reading The truth is that Trump has a point about globalisation
Contrary to Nielsen’s public statements, the memo made clear that this was a family separation policy. Kirstjen Nielsen is the Secretary of Homeland Security and she lied to Congress when she stated that … Continue reading Kirstjen Nielsen lied to Congress about family separation.