Income inequality map shows where Americans have most upward mobility
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Very interesting. Would like to see a similar map for the EU.

Marc Benioff: We Need a New Capitalism
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"if our quest for greater profits leaves our world worse off than before, all we will have taught our children is the power of greed."

The strange death of Tory economic thinking
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Fascinating point on the biggest problem with the Conservatives’ economic vision: there isn’t one.

The Economics of Soaking the Rich
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The optimal top tax rate? 73%, says @PaulKrugman; @AOC knows what she’s talking about.

Brexit, Borders, and the Bank of England (Wonkish)
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@PaulKrugman on the @BankOfEngland analysis.

The American Economy Is Rigged - Scientific American
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Strong analysis from @JosephEStiglitz.

Many Middle-Class Americans Are Living Paycheck to Paycheck
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The grim economic realities in America. (I would like to see similar analysis for Europe.)

The inescapable weight of my $100,000 student debt
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The US eating its own future. And present.

Three Trends On The Future Of Work
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My colleague @aTunkel on the coming transformations of the job market.

Why One Island Grows 80% of the World's Vanilla

Not a pretty answer.

The bizarre story of banknotes in the United Kingdom
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The oddities of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Our housing problem is an apartment problem

Rents, and lifestyles, in Dublin compared with Belfast.

GDP per Capita in Europe in 1890 (in 2017 $)
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Another Brilliant Map.

The EU isn’t holding Britain back—domestic government policy is
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Interesting analysis. @JulianHJessop?

Why I predict we will be wealthier in the future
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Tim Harford sticks his neck out.

A Bitcoin sceptic writes

I had missed the China angle.

Inequality is a threat to our democracies
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In the @FT, no less. (Sorry about paywall.)

Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies

@PaulKrugman and the truth about taxes.

10 businesses facing extinction in 10 years
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An article from 2007.

I helped create the GOP tax myth. Trump is wrong: Tax cuts don’t equal growth.

Knows what he’s talking about.

The myths about money that British voters should reject
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On "balanced budgets", public spending and taxation.

Can Global Britain Defy Gravity?
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Probably not. "Perhaps the boost to productivity from being able to use incandescent light bulbs while vacuuming with high-powered hoovers will be significant, but the above suggests new free trade agreements alone can’t do it."

The basics of basic income
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The case against.

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