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Happy 200 Birthday Karl Marx!

As I write this our building has been without electricity for 14 hours. We have a generator that powers one elevator and basic security systems. At the same time, across the street, the corporate buildings have had the lights on … Continue reading

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Imperial chief executives

From The evolution of everything – how new ideas emerge (2015) by Matt Ridley: >> The Great Man theory lives on as strongly as ever in one field of human endeavour: big business. Even in the age of the internet, … Continue reading

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What Money Can’t Buy

What Money Can’t Buy is a six part series exploring the role of money and morals in today’s world. Everybody must watch this, especially lovers of unbridled capitalism. https://www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/videos/what-money-cant-buy

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On Modern Anxiety

As quoted by Steven Pinker in Enlightenment Now: >> Here is our modern avatar of anxiety, Woody Allen, playing out the 20th-century generational divide in a conversation with his parents in Hannah and Her Sisters (1986): MICKEY: Look, you’re getting … Continue reading

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THE GREAT AMERICAN THEFT and How to Transform the Retirement Security in the US

Photo by: Ian Sane https://goo.gl/2yv5JX Journalist Megan McArdle published an article in January 2017 titled The 401(k) Problem We Refuse to Solve. Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-01-03/the-401-k-problem-we-refuse-to-solve  If the link happens to be broken, you can find it after this article.  Takeaway ideas from … Continue reading

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URBAN DICTIONARY OF THE YEAR 2069: How to give birth as a man

(USAGE of the text: click on the number to go to the GLOSSARY, click again to come back to the main text. Multiple readings are highly recommended) A new fashion has been remarked and promoted by the mainstream media: the … Continue reading

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URBAN DICTIONARY OF THE YEAR 2069: A fishing trip with a strange discovery

Here begins the fishing trip of Shon Schubert, a senior actuarial analyst from Eternalife Insurance Company. He has been byprobored[1] from work with a bonus, cockexcused[2] by his spouse for alone-time reasons, and beer-approved by his buddies because it’s not … Continue reading

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