Citizens of the greatest economy in the world don’t know economics. This comes at a high price when we’re duped into accepting bad economic policies. Continue reading “Duped Because We Don’t Know Economics”
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Women tend to defy parental income more than men by showing how they climb up the income ladder.
A new study shows that women are doing better than men when it comes to climbing the economic ladder, but the gap continues to persist. Continue reading “Women Are Better At Climbing the Economic Ladder Than Men”
From afar, the Trump administration waging war on the Environmental Protection Agency while ramping up its efforts to fix old bridges and to deepen old ditches looks like some weird political balancing act. On one hand, they are shrugging off climate change, but “Look! Jobs!”
Both of these efforts seem to be leaving us FKD’d. However, the progressively backward movements on these fronts can be corrected if instead of refurbishing all the old stuff, we aim our focus on the future.
The future lies in an area we often take for granted: electricity. Continue reading “Beating Climate Change And Creating Jobs By Uberizing Electricity”
Negotiation is at the heart of practically everything that goes down in Congress. That said, negotiation is a messy task, in general, and explains why there are a bunch of failed attempts at getting things done in government. Continue reading “Un-Repealing Obamacare: The Un-Romantic Side Of Politics”
We continue to be on guard for industries in which workers are likely to be replaced by machines and automation. Food service and accommodations, transportation, and retail are all expected to be taken over by automated processes. Employment numbers in the manufacturing sector continue to dwindle as machines take on the bulk of the work. Continue reading “Barbers: Automation vs Occupational Licensing”