This month's sharp drop in stock prices has raised fears about the US economy. Are they warranted? Is the expansion "old"? Can we predict the next recession? See the answers you won't find in the news.
While the news media fills the air with flotsam and jetsam, powerful forces reshape America. Chief among them is rising income inequality. Like so much happening to us, it results from rational policies skillfully executed by our rulers for their benefit, not ours.
A provocative essay by a sophisticated european observer makes the case that America is destroying its own Empire. A word to the wise …
Maximilian Forte reviews Robert Reich's powerful film about one of the great forces molding a new America -- rising inequality.
A Canadian professor looks at the effects of these old ills on Canada, a 21st century nation. It is not pretty.