Category Archives: Economics

Open Thread | California Throws the NCAA for a Loop

I honestly didn’t see the depth of this bill in California until I saw it discussed at a blog. I haven’t been a fan of the NCAA since I was a kid. I have always thought that they got rich … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | What If There Was No Wealth Gap?

When we talk about reparations, it sometimes seems to be a number that can’t be quantified. I mean, the THEFT OF LABOR FOR ALMOST A CENTURY, and then another CENTURY of American Apartheid, AKA JIM CROW. Of course, post Civil … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread |Students LITERALLY Selling Themselves??

Reading this…it got me in my feelings. There’s something fundamentally wrong to me with this. College Grads Sell Stakes in Themselves to Wall Street Instead of taking out loans, students can agree to hand over part of their future earnings … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Will Tax Season FINALLY Shake Some Sense Into the Cult of Dolt45?

It’s that time of year… tax time… In case you don’t know it, the GOP Tax Scam is in full effect.. Now, you and me…we knew from the beginning, that it was, in fact, a SCAM. But, those who showed … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | This Is Who They Are- Meet the GOP Chief Economist Behind Their Hunger Games Mentality

Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America By Lynn Parramore May 30, 2018 Nobel laureate James Buchanan is the intellectual linchpin of the Koch-funded attack on democratic institutions, argues Duke historian Nancy MacLean Ask people to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Positive News From The Obama Foundation

FYI: Minority-Led Firms Will Build Obama Library Author: Dorothy Tucker January 6, 2018 10:56 AM (CBS) — In a move that promises to challenge and change Chicago’s construction landscape, the Obama Foundation has announced who will build its presidential library. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Latest on the GOP Tax Scam

This is from FORBES, of all place: FORBES: GOP Tax Bill Is The End Of All Economic Sanity In Washington . . . If it’s enacted, the GOP tax cut now working its way through Congress will be the start … Continue reading

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