It’s still an incredible world we live in, if you just forget about the politics and strife for a moment. Source: lsleofskye: Galebove Stijene Continue reading
A common criticism of Republicans is that Democratic government programs create more dependence and less independence. Republicans value independence, therefore they oppose such programs because they believe government programs disincentivize people. This is a plausible argument, on the surface at least. But not only is this an extremely cynical reading of human nature, it completely … Continue reading Are government programs good or bad for citizen independence?
After the great Recession, the top 0.1% and the bottom 90% now hold the same amount of wealth for the first time since 1937. Want to live in a feudal society/aristocracy? Vote for the lower taxes, lower wages, less regulations, less workers’ rights, pro-mercenary/privatization of war party. The Unstoppable Rise Of US Wealth Inequality, Visualized Continue reading The Unstoppable Rise Of US Wealth Inequality, Visualized
You don’t need to be an expert to understand economics – and have a well informed opinion about it. Continue reading How to Think About Economics