Despite a lifetime of being inculcated with cynicism toward national holidays, it still behooves me to pause this Thanksgiving to give thanks for the good things around me, especially the people. 435 more words
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Globalization. Trade. Market Economics. Capitalism. Corporations. Economic growth. Writer Naomi Klein hates it all. Her book, This Changes Everything, argues that global warming’s terrible effects require junking that “neoliberalism,” for a different and more humane economic model. 1,041 more words
Judge Richard Posner, an esteemed jurist and author, defends the NSA warrantless wiretaps program in The New Republic (registration required).
If I understand the judge correctly, he says that the program may well be illegal if it violages FISA, but that the important issue is whether it is effective and necessary. 1,817 more words
By Michael Cadet
Protest, property damage, anger, frustration, and hopelessness sum up the events that took place in Ferguson, Mo and numerous cities across America. This blog was created to discuss all financial matters and the heart of this issue of police brutality and injustice is simple: economics. 806 more words