“Economists are terrible at prediction. Please stop asking them to do it.”
Neo-liberals created a market for expanded mass incarceration by preying on citizens’ fears of crime which politicians in turn use to win elections.
When my girlfriend handed my father a pair of size-9 UGG slippers for men, which she had endearingly bought him, he swiftly handed them back to her and said he’s a size-10, but that I was a diminutive size-9, pointing…
The incidents I’m going to tell you about might not rank as important global events, but deceptive advertising is a problem that is still happening, having not changed much since the snake oil salesmen days of more than 100 years ago.
That check they give you every month – that number it tells you you’re not good enough.
They are a counterculture that rebels through capitalism.
Socialism takes away the liberty to decide how you wish to spend your money; it presupposes you are not smart enough to decide what you need.
Many wealthy Americans believe that dysfunctional behavior causes poverty.
The cards are stacked against us, at every turn, in so many insidious ways.
Long lines, crying children, exhausted parents.