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April 19, 2017

Worthy Insights / Opinion Pieces / Advice

Naked capitalism – It’s Time to Regulate the Gig Economy – Yves Smith 4/18

  • “Depicting work in the platform economy as a mere ‘sharing of favors’ conveys an image of the gig economy as a sort of parallel dimension, where chores are amateurishly carried out as a form of leisure, with no relation to ‘work’.
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March 10 - March 16, 2017

Toronto housing market – heads up, your peak has been called. Sometimes money just needs a home (in a foreign country).

First, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 1,788 more words

February 24 - March 2, 2017

The insurance industry in China has been good business – too good. What is the magic number for China’s foreign exchange reserves? What gives – why haven’t the share buybacks by US corporates juiced returns (passive investing)? 2,092 more words

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries, was published in The Guardian on January 14, 2017, and was written by Jason Hickel. In that article, among other things we learn the following (follow the links to the original reports): 240 more words

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The Economic Efficiency of Digital Currencies

Bitcoin and other digital currencies are new kinds of money and exchange networks that are superior in nearly every way to state-controlled fiat money. Due to the fact that all monies are directly competing with one another as economic units, money create a zero-sum game of competitive economics against one another. 806 more words

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September 16 - September 22, 2016

Chinese corporate debt…geez…Someone’s going to have to take a haircut. US pension crisis.

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Inequality & the First Globalisation

A follow-up to my previous post, “Did inequality cause WW1? Contra Hobson-Lenin-Milanovic“, elaborating on the inequality=>capital exports link in Branko Milanovic’s overall inequality=>ww1 claim. 1,857 more words

Industrial Revolution