There is an article at the Atlantic citing a study on how self-selection among the affluent for marriage has increased inequality by 25%. Since progressives despise rising inequality and applying the logic they have used in other areas, the following approaches could be used to stem this tide. Ban women from attending college. Only permit … Continue reading Reducing Inequality
Why it is inevitable courtesy of the SS Administration historian: "Ida May Fuller worked for three years under the Social Security program. The accumulated taxes on her salary during those three years was a total of $24.75. Her initial monthly check was $22.54. During her lifetime she collected a total of $22,888.92 in Social Security … Continue reading The Collapse of Social Security
Things that are most likely related. You can look at this two ways on the corporate profit side. One is that supply side approaches don't work enslaving the poor or government spending crowds out private investment sucking the life out of the economy. Under that scenario the rich get richer and poor get poorer because … Continue reading Related?
It appears to be difficult to collect a decent royalty these days especially from Pandora. Of course, Pandora thinks they pay too much and like all corporate toads have gone to Congress with their hat in hand and their million dollar lobbyist to request a special law that benefits them. Why won't these companies just … Continue reading The Amateur Expects Nothing
Editorial in the Times of India blog. This will impact the bottomline of Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft et. al. Large organizations are by their very nature fragile and vulnerable to shocks. It should come as no surprise to anyone that people will question why they are using the services of a company who so willingly … Continue reading Blowback
Wired has an article on the antipathy Wallstreet holds for Facebook. Maybe it isn't the entity known as Facebook they despise but rather the CEO known as Zuckerberg.
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