Category Archives: Free markets and their discontents

Probable Vaccine-Escaping Covid Variant Sequenced in Gauteng, South Africa and Spreading Rapidly; Press Underplaying Downside Risk

A very nasty new variant is spreading rapidly and looks to evade monoclonal antibodies and current vaccines. Assume the brace position.

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Michael Hudson on Truth Jihad Radio Discussing Super Imperialism, Rentierism, and the American Political Duopoly

Michael Hudson gives a wide-ranging talk, including American policy in the post-war era, how economics ignores debt, and class warfare.

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McKinsey, the Force Multiplier for the Opioid Crisis, Goes All in With Anti-Public-Health Messaging on Covid

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Hubert Horan: Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Twenty-Eight: Uber Still Unprofitable, But Reduces Losses by Squeezing Drivers and Restaurants

The latest update: the financial media continues to parrot management falsehoods about Uber results and there is still no path to profit.

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