Tag: markets

Wage Slavery?

Wage Slavery?

June 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I totally disagree with the notion that the people who are laboring, who are creating the products, moving the products and providing the sheer sweat driving the economy are doing so only because they are too “mediocre” to be the managers of others. Many people simply want to earn a living doing something that they love to do, or have invested years of training learning to do. And no one should disparage them. No one has basis to disparage them: they are the foundation of the entire system…

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The State of our Insanity is Strong

The State of our Insanity is Strong

March 3, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

The “state of the Union” and most “state of the state” addresses around the U.S. were given about a month ago. We’ve since had time for reflection.

I doubt many of us take the “State of” speeches very seriously: why should we? The talking points do not speak to realities, but to fairly land myths.

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Chicken Sandwiches and the Affordable Care Act

Chicken Sandwiches and the Affordable Care Act

March 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Gator’s Dockside, a Florida-based sports bar chain, has recently begun adding a 1% Affordable Care Act surcharge to their customers’ tabs.
Comments across the internet are saying that employers should just take the costs of complying with ACA “on the chin” and “suck it up.” But all of this misses the point.

This isn’t a “Business vs. the Customers & Employees” issue…it’s about people straining under horrible legislation.

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