a chickenized economy, gigging work everywhere

Industry concentration and monopolization have become boring and technical so the exploitation of labor now gets a meme-term from Zephyr Teachout that sounds more like a QAnon conspiracy: chickenization.  COVID-19 does have something to do with it considering the acceleration of the pandemic in meat production centers. It involves something more akin to the sub-contracting of information…

Independent economic analysis: A Trump loss would be far better for the economy

I’ll never understand why people think Republican presidents — and Republicans in general — are good for the economy. We have decades of economic data that say otherwise. When it comes to the economy, Republicans are like loud, stumbling drunks who keep insisting they’re okay to drive. Every Friday and Saturday night they plow into the…

Trump's Operation SeaLion economy versus Biden creating 66% more jobs in next 4 years

A new analysis by Moody’s Analytics definitively demonstrates to those predisposed to conventional economic analysis that Trump is a loser, especially in terms of the economy. Biden’s economic plans aren’t even radical, simply democratic and less inequitable. Trump’s short-attention-span policies have always been wham-bam, wait for two weeks, there’ll be a new one (or the same one,…

Trump hopes to win in November by trading your health for a reopened economy

Robert Reich tells the truth in an op-ed at the Guardian: Trump wants you to choose between your job or your life — because work makes you free. Trump preferred “cheering an economic revival rather than managing a catastrophic health crisis” — Nothing has changed. Trump’s hope of timing a “re-opened economy” to victory is that any second wave of COVID…