Here’s a vivid description from a newspaper article about 150 years ago of why competitive labor markets are necessarily exploitative and immoral.
The global economy is heading towards recession due to soaring inflation and weak supply.
Millions are on the brink of starvation If countries don't make big changes now, the world will face mass food shortages.
The Behavioral Economics Guide 2022, edited by Alain Samson, begins with an essay by Dan Goldstein that offers an unnerving reminder for studies that compare only a few potential outcomes, rather than the full range (“Leveling up Applied Behavioral Economics”).
Many discussions of ”technology” and how it will affect jobs and the economy have a tendency to discuss technology as if it is one-dimensional, which is of course an extreme oversimplification.
An old trick in Washington policy circles is to obscure unwelcome news by releasing it late on Friday afternoon–and if it can be Friday afternoon of a three-day weekend, so much the better.
Milk advertisements are trying to push back against the tide: U.S. milk consumption has been falling for several decades.