Recent Posts: Assorted Ideas, Large & Small

THERE’S NO ‘LABOR SHORTAGE.’ THERE’S A WAGE SHORTAGE.

To find workers, there’s a free-enterprise solution right at employers’ fingertips: raise pay, improve conditions, and show respect. By Jim Hightower | June 9, 2021 This article first appeared in OtherWords. At a recent congressional hearing on America’s so-called “labor shortage,” megabanker Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, offered this insight: […]

Barriers for Black women set U.S. economy back by $500 billion, report finds

Barriers for Black women set U.S. economy back by $500 billion, report finds

The persisting wage gap has set Black women — and the American economy as a whole — back for the past six decades, according to a report by financial services firm S&P Global. Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The 19th The wage gap and barriers to economic mobility […]

The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax

The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax

by Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel Originally published in ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.   Series: The Secret IRS Files Inside the Tax Records of the .001% […]

Want to know the deepest truths? Think of yourself as God

Want to know the deepest truths? Think of yourself as God

Think of yourself as God. That is, assuming you are not a deity, but a regular individual living the best life you can. Wouldn’t it be better, though, knowing more about what makes you something special, a spectacular universe managed by you? And how favorably you compare with […]

What Are The Three Dumbest Ideas About Extraterrestrials And UFOs?

What Are The Three Dumbest Ideas About Extraterrestrials And UFOs?

The dumbest ideas about extraterrestrials are so massively stupid, they generally pass by without notice. Press and television reports always miss them, but as you’ll see, they’re really obvious. By David Stone Assorted Ideas Large & Small Dumbest Ideas About Extraterrestrials and UFOs: Item #1 Here’s what got […]

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