Unmistakable signs point to the fact that the mass of US citizens are economically and psychologically in bad shape. These conditions are intimately connected as siamese twins.(More...)
When so-called free marketeers try to defend bosses’ pay, they do the cause of free markets a huge disservice by encouraging people to equate free markets with what is in effect a rigged system whereby bosses enrich themselves with no obvious benefit to the rest of us.(More...)
This week's episode focuses on Trump’s tweets about Amazon over taxes, provides updates on why Americans are dying younger, reviews how Monsanto...
In a new book, Richard V Reeves worries that the top echelons of the U.S. middle class—those earning over $120,000—are separating from the rest of the country, and pulling up the drawbridge behind them. But Reeves needs to take another look at what’s going on: what about the people who produce but do not share in the surplus—or, for that matter, have any say in what happens to the surplus?(More...)