A Canadian professor looks at the effects of these old ills on Canada, a 21st century nation. It is not pretty.
It's a metaphor for modern America, and a warning. Let's listen.
Yesterday we got more great news about the economy: there are more openings than unemployed. It is fake but exciting clickbait.
Let's trace one reason for its failure, starting with a new paper back through time to the original error. It is never too late to learn and change course.
Bitcoin and its cousins are the latest symptom of the cancerous growth of our financial system. Once useful markets have become casinos. Now we are literally burning resources to create nothing of value