Tag Archives: inequality

A New Deal for a Precarious Economy

What do you say we start this discussion with some facts? I know, I know, that’s not the way we do things anymore. Economics is common sense after all. Wage hikes cause unemployment. Unions are job killers. Companies are job … Continue reading

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Are unions the key to happiness?

This post is a bit of a mash-up. Three radio commentaries follow a provocative article by Hanns Skoutajan on the link between economic equality and a peaceful spirit. If the authors of The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone are … Continue reading

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