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The Crypto Scam

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On January 30, 2022
I hate everything about cryptocurrency with the heat of a thousand suns. Made up libertarian money is like everything wrong with the New Gilded Age in one fake item. And of course, what this also taps into is millions of people, especially people of color, who have been squeezed out of the benefits of modern […]

The Injunction

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On December 5, 2021

In the Gilded Age, legally spurious injunctions were issued with impunity by courts based on the solid legal principle of fuck unions. That is returning in the New Gilded Age, as we see in Alabama: As

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A few stories from the American West over the last few days: Richard Branson finally got his trip to space on Sunday. It has been a very long wait for Mr. Branson, the irreverent, 70-year-old British billionaire who leads a galaxy of Virgin companies. In 2004, he founded Virgin Galactic to provide adventurous tourists with […]

Stolen Wages

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On May 20, 2021

It’s hardly any wonder that Americans are rethinking work whenever they can and trying to not return to their crappy jobs. They are tremendously productive, making enormous profits for their bos

DISRUPTING Rentals

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On May 18, 2021

Our Silicon Valley techbros continue to pay so many dividends, if you are a shareholder at least. Otherwise, they see you as a mark for DISRUPTION!!! I was not aware that this included the rental mark

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The University Endowment

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On February 15, 2021
As a public school kid all the way through and now a public university teacher, I am a bit resentful of how all the media attention for higher education focuses on the same elite institutions where all the reporters attended college. What a meritocracy we have in America! Despite this though, one thing that is […]
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