Category Archives: Economics

Open Thread | DEFUND THE POLICE?!? What is this foolishness?!😠

I have been watching the protests. Seeing the progress that the protesters have made. And, suddenly, we got idiots going from BLACK LIVES MATTER to DEFUND THE POLICE? WTF is this nonsense? Once again, these young folk are getting played.😠 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Andy Slavitt Trying To Warn Us

Yet again, Mr. Slavitt is dropping truth. Keep your eyes open.   Mitch McConnell will not pass any more Congressional aid for Americans losing income, nutritional aid, states or testing & contact tracing unless he gets 1 thing: waivers for … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What These State ‘Openings’ Are About

This Twitter thread is on the money   "Re-opening" isn't about saving ordinary workers and earners. You can't save someone by infecting them with a deadly disease. In a world without contact-tracing, therapeutics, tests, PPE, santizing products, etc, more contact … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID-19 Information

I will say it again.. Until we start testing like South Korea and Germany,this economy cannot open again 😠😠😠 PERIOD     The difference between a country that took COVID-19 seriously, and one led by a lying, incompetent idiot Number … Continue reading

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Open Thread | About That GOP Smash And Grab

So, Mitch McConnell tried to push through a bailout that was ultimately nothing but a GOP Smash and Grab.     Here were the tell tale signs. He tried to negotiate this WITHOUT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE SITTING AT … Continue reading

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Simple Financial Advantage and How It Trickles Down

This thread is very much on point and attempts to explain White Financial Advantage.   First of all, of you live in a home in a black neighborhood, it’s worth, on average, $48,000 less than an identical home in an … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Economics, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias, Reparations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 45 Comments

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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