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Insanely Concentrated Wealth Is Strangling Our Prosperity

By Steve Roth, the publisher of Evonomics. He is a Seattle-based serial entrepreneur, and a student of economics and evolution. He blogs at Asymptosis, Angry Bear, and Seeking Alpha. Follow him on Twitter: @asymptosis. Originally published at Evonomics Remember Smaug the dragon, in The Hobbit? He hoarded up a vast pile of wealth, and then he […]

Brexit Denialism: The Customs/Border Problem and the Curious Case of the Pallets

A case study of how basic, critically important Brexit issues like customs are being ignored by the Government, to the peril of the public.

Reminder: Kansas City Meetup This Friday, September 22

Looking forward to seeing Kansas City readers and perhaps some attendees from the MMT conference at our meetup this Friday!

The Boring Story of the 2016 Election

The most accurate story of why Clinton lost in 2016 is the simplest and most obvious: many people really really didn't like her.

The Sickness of American Healthcare

Some key facts that have been omitted from the debate over Obamacare and healthcare generally, apparently by design.

Too Big To Fail Banks: “The Robotics Are Coming!” Really?

More and more bank CEOs tout robotics as the answer for the industry's precarious cost position. But will it promise more than it delivers?

Google Betting Big on Being Able to Overturn EU Antitrust Decision; Effectively Thumbs Its Nose at Compliance

Google got hit with a huge EU fine and faces even bigger charges for non-compliance. So why is it playing hardball?

Catalonia’s Defiance of Spanish Authority Turns into Rebellion

Catalonia and the Spanish government are in a power struggle, with Madrid moving to strip Catalonia of its autonomy. What are the stakes?

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/18/2017

Today's Water Cooler: Trump on trade, 2018, Obama legacy, housing market, the Bezzle, BernieCare, Juggalos, verbena, automobile design

The Medicare for All Act of 2017: The Policies

BernieCare vs.ConyersCare in #MedicareForAll implementations, how to handle displaced worker, how to talk about taxes.

When Wall Street Owns Main Street — Literally

If housing is back, then why is the percentage of people who own homes in our country at a twenty-year low?

Climate Change Enabling US Military to Play Greatly Enlarged Domestic Role

Why climate change is great for the Pentagon's budget and bad for Americans' freedom.

CalPERS Illegally Trying to Hide Its Scheming to Hand Over Private Equity to BlackRock

CalPERS continues to thumb its nose at the law, even when it is planning to give enormous power and profit to BlackRock, a financial firm that ripped CalPERS off in the past. It’s astonishing to see an organization refuse to allow for open discussion of important decisions, as required by the Bagely-Keene Open Meeting Act, […]

The Medicare for All Act of 2017: The Politics

The politics of BernieCare: The co-sponsors, the coverage, the funding mechanism.

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