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"Biden’s targeted loan forgiveness will help, not harm, the economy."
"Biden’s targeted loan forgiveness will help, not harm, the economy."
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>"What does an increase in gig, freelance, and contract work mean for the identities of people doing those jobs? The author, who drove for Postmates, interviewed other drivers, attended in-person and virtual company meetings, and _...Read More_
>"What does an increase in gig, freelance, and contract work mean for the identities of people doing those jobs? The author, who drove for Postmates, interviewed other drivers, attended in-person and virtual company meetings, and _...Read More_
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One of the main narrative headwinds against digital assets since their inception has been the claim that they have no intrinsic value. The notion that _...Read More_
One of the main narrative headwinds against digital assets since their inception has been the claim that they have no intrinsic value. The notion that _...Read More_
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>"William H. Janeway thinks investors and entrepreneurs should recognize that the current financial environment can't last forever."
>"William H. Janeway thinks investors and entrepreneurs should recognize that the current financial environment can't last forever."
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The firm's value more than doubled during the pandemic as people bought more gadgets during lockdowns.
The firm's value more than doubled during the pandemic as people bought more gadgets during lockdowns.
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"In other words, we thoroughly starved the redundancy and agility out of these systems and dramatically increased our reliance on imports, because doing so delivered shareholder profits and “just-in-time” access to cheap goods — until the _...Read More_
"In other words, we thoroughly starved the redundancy and agility out of these systems and dramatically increased our reliance on imports, because doing so delivered shareholder profits and “just-in-time” access to cheap goods — until the _...Read More_
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>"Turkey's central bank intervened on the foreign exchange market to try and keep the country's currency from tanking."
>"Turkey's central bank intervened on the foreign exchange market to try and keep the country's currency from tanking."
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"Social capital is becoming economic capital."
"Social capital is becoming economic capital."
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"Monopoly capital theory is better placed to illuminate and decipher the anti-developmental dynamics generated by the global value chain world."
"Monopoly capital theory is better placed to illuminate and decipher the anti-developmental dynamics generated by the global value chain world."
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"Agricultural global value chains grew rapidly after WWII, transforming the nature of agri-food production worldwide. Still, little is known about how taking part in these chains changes the structure of an economy. This column constructs a _...Read More_
"Agricultural global value chains grew rapidly after WWII, transforming the nature of agri-food production worldwide. Still, little is known about how taking part in these chains changes the structure of an economy. This column constructs a _...Read More_
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An important read with sobering commentary "During the COVID pandemic, suicides have declined but drug overdoses have risen rapidly, says Angus Deaton, the co-author of "Deaths of Despair.""
An important read with sobering commentary "During the COVID pandemic, suicides have declined but drug overdoses have risen rapidly, says Angus Deaton, the co-author of "Deaths of Despair.""
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"The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the stark reality of Africa’s extreme dependence on imports to feed our populations. In West Africa, 40% of the rice consumed is imported; African countries do not produce enough processed agricultural _...Read More_
"The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the stark reality of Africa’s extreme dependence on imports to feed our populations. In West Africa, 40% of the rice consumed is imported; African countries do not produce enough processed agricultural _...Read More_
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"The creative class was supposed to foster progressive values and economic growth. Instead we got resentment, alienation, and endless political dysfunction."
"The creative class was supposed to foster progressive values and economic growth. Instead we got resentment, alienation, and endless political dysfunction."
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"Congress needs innovative, substantive ways to pay for the transit and transportation infrastructure that America urgently needs."
"Congress needs innovative, substantive ways to pay for the transit and transportation infrastructure that America urgently needs."
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"Meaningful dialogue between these players and the private sector will produce a more complete picture of both the complexities of America’s supply chains and the vulnerabilities that plague them."
"Meaningful dialogue between these players and the private sector will produce a more complete picture of both the complexities of America’s supply chains and the vulnerabilities that plague them."