Economy


The Oil Pricequake

By Michael T. Klare

Political Turmoil in a Time of Low Energy Prices


Microeconomics and McDonald’s

By Robert Dorgan, from Fishwrap

You can learn a surprising amount from the price of a Big Mac, fries, and a Coke.


Corporate Harm: Tracking Employees and Productivity

By Jessica Bruder, from The Nation

How workplace surveillance, telematics and tracking employees has become a menace to health and safety.


Containerization and the Creation of the Modern World

By Alexander Klose

When the contents of a grounded container ship wash ashore in Cornwall, a discussion ensues about the effect of containerization on modern life.


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Growth Versus Equality

By Charles Wolf Jr., from The Weekly Standard

There’s a difficult trade-off between equality and the growth that comes from successful innovation, but one doesn’t have to overwhelm the other.


Artificial Scarcity

By Charles Eisenstein, from Resurgence & Ecologist

Without any real sacrifice, we could live in a world of abundance.


The Renewable Revolution

By Michael T. Klare

Four reasons why the transition from fossil fuels to a green energy era is gaining traction.


Big Oil's Broken Business Model

By Michael T. Klare

The real story behind the oil price collapse




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