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Commentary & Opinion
May 19, 2021 The black box economySource: VOX
The pandemic economy has been strange and unpredictable from the get-go. Throughout the past 14 months, the twists and turns have been surprising:
Source: NY Times
When the pandemic reached Europe in the early months of 2020, it was every country for itself. France, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic rapidly introduced export bans on medical equipment. Italy, where the outbreak was most...
Source: Yahoo Finance
Inflation looks to be in warp overdrive judging by the worrying commentary by corporate chieftains this earnings season.
April 29, 2021 5 takeaways from President Biden's first address to CongressSource: CNN
President Joe Biden made a sweeping case Wednesday for massive new programs that would transform the government's role in Americans' lives, claiming nothing less than the future of the country is at stake as he delivered his...
April 27, 2021 Bitcoin has no uses. That could be its downfallSource: Fortune
In reality, Bitcoin has flopped as a vehicle for buying things, and it failed in its first big test as a safe harbor during the past year's stock market crash. Its extreme volatility—featuring as many collapses over the past...
Source: Fox Business
Now going forward, what should you be looking at? You should be looking at the fact that, again, the Fed is out of control. It's printing money like wild men. Basically, the M2 is up 26% year-over-year. And that money all goes...
Source: CNN Business
In his annual shareholder letter Wednesday, Dimon wrote that the Covid-19 pandemic, the "horrific murder" of George Floyd and the painfully slow economic growth of the past two decades are all symptoms of a broader problem:...
April 7, 2021 Remove the Earth Day T-Shirt From Your Digital Cart: Here’s What’s Required of Effective Sustainable FashionSource: Well and Good
Buying a piece from an Earth Day-inspired capsule collection is a wholly inadequate way to address the overlapping global crises connected to fashion production. We need to think bigger, and we are overdue for a second...
April 5, 2021 Here are 7 necessary ways to tax the richSource: Salon
Income and wealth are now more concentrated at the top than at any time over the last 80 years, and our unjust tax system is a big reason why. The tax code is rigged for the rich, enabling a handful of wealthy individuals to...
March 19, 2021 Opinion Vaccines: A Very European DisasterSource: NY Times
Yet at this crucial moment in the Covid-19 saga, when new vaccines finally offer a realistic prospect of returning to normal life, policy in the European Union has been marked by one bungle after another. Jabs in arms got off to...
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