Category Archives: Free markets and their discontents

America, Land of the Dying? Alarming Study Shows U.S. Killing Its Own Population

American became an outlier among rich countries in mortality rates pre pandemic, and Americans are dying younger than their peers abroad.


Hubert Horan: Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Thirty-One: Uber’s Legitimate Cumulative Losses Top $32 Billion; P&L Improvements Driven by Much Higher Fares and Multi-Billion Dollar Transfers From Drivers to Shareholders

Even big fare hikes and cuts to driver pay have failed to produce profits at Uber. And these pricing changes are not likely to be sustainable.


Think the Financial Crisis Is Over? Mortgage Servicers Still Abusing Borrowers For 10+ Years, Thanks to Lax Fannie/Freddie Oversight

Mortgage servicers are torturing borrowers who have been unable to pay for over a decade. All they are doing now is ripping off governments.