State of the Union

Posts in category “Economics”

Robot Employment Survival 101

There may be hope for averting mass technological unemployment, but only if we choose it.

Posted August 25th, 2014

Eric Holder Puts Corporate Dope on the Table

Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the latest in a series of …

Posted August 22nd, 2014

What Argentina’s Default Means for the Rest of Us

Argentina has defaulted eight times in its 200-year history, the latest coming …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Development of Non-Toxic 2016 GOP Agenda Continues Apace

The release of Rep. Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty “discussion draft” last week marks …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Labor Union Brings Community Bookstore to Heel

Sex isn’t the only thing that will get New York City’s liberals …

Posted July 14th, 2014

Can Main Street Poach Talent From Wall Street?

James Fallows of The Atlantic has been touring the United States with his …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Religious Discrimination Found in the Workplace

One might think that having a stronger cultural bias toward religion would …

Posted July 1st, 2014

Homelessness, Housing, and the Failures of the Regulatory Impulse

When it comes to homelessness, many communities’ first instinct is to regulate …

Posted June 26th, 2014

David Brat’s Half-Cocked Theological-Economic Fusionism

Michael Tanner recently—but before the shocker primary in suburban Richmond—lamented that the …

Posted June 18th, 2014

Reparations, Colonialism, and How to Engage an Argument

As conservatives respond en masse to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ recent cover story for …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

Rule by the Very Few

Pat Buchanan beat me to it writing about the Pfizer story which appeared in …

Posted May 14th, 2014

The Corporate Income Tax Has Got to Go

News that Pfizer, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, plans to buy Britain’s …

Posted May 13th, 2014

How Red (State) Is Marx?

Marxism’s best heir was Christopher Lasch, not communism.

Posted May 1st, 2014

America’s Not an Oligarchy—Yet

A new study released over the weekend sparked a miniature firestorm on …

Posted April 25th, 2014

McArdle’s Guide to Failing Well

Failure terrifies Americans into fragility, quite unnecessarily.

Posted April 14th, 2014

The Sharing Economy’s Undead Capital, and Its Discontents

Out in the LED-lit, LEED-certified halls of Silicon Valley, the past few …

Posted April 14th, 2014

Discrimination Is a Distraction from Real Wage Gap Causes

The White House of late has been peddling the claim that women …

Posted April 10th, 2014