Tag Archives: Economic Populism

Not Quite Unnoticed

Timing is everything. Do what will change everything when no one will notice, when the week’s events are over, when every newsroom in America is staffed by the weekend second-string crew. The wee small hours of Saturday morning are best. … Continue reading

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Trading on Trade

There are worlds that most of us will never know. There are billionaires, or so we’re told, but they may be another species, or apocryphal – except that one of them is running for president, unless he’s been less than … Continue reading

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Not Getting It

Will Donald Trump really sue Ted Cruz? His lawyers sent Cruz the cease-and-desist letter – stop running those ads showing Trump saying things that Trump no longer believes – that’s lying, or defamation, or some sort of tort – and … Continue reading

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The Agony of Having It All

The Occupy Wall Street crowd, that introduced America to the concept of the One Percent who had it all, and want to keep it all, and use their vast wealth to make sure they keep it all, by buying the … Continue reading

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One Day In

When New Year’s Day falls on a Wednesday, that Wednesday feels like a Sunday. Everything pauses, but each Sunday is followed by a disappointing Monday with more of the same, and New Year’s Day is followed by, well, an entirely … Continue reading

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Catching the Populism Wave

Not that planning is stupid, but most Americans follow the surfing theory of career development. You sit with your high school guidance counsellor and talk about what you want to do with your life, and there may be aptitude and … Continue reading

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