Inconveniently old, inconveniently new

Inconveniently old, inconveniently new

To me, paying in cash is a thing of the past. It’s wildly inconvenient, and rarely necessary in the US in the first place. However, in less developed countries, I think most Americans would expect to pay in cash because of the less robust financial infrastructure....
Why legendary economists like UBI

Why legendary economists like UBI

Although in recent years, UBI has gained traction primarily with left-wing progressives and billionaire libertarians, the historic base of support for UBI has come from a more moderate place. This article from Bloomberg addresses the historic context for UBI and how...
Is a Recession Coming?

Is a Recession Coming?

The 2008 financial crash devastated the U.S. economy. Unemployment reached 10%, bailouts cost taxpayers $700 billion, and slowed economic growth cost the U.S. $648 billion in income.  The detrimental effects of the ‘08 crash, which extended to 2010, have led to...