student outside in parkinglot while students are cleaning bus for class (l) boxes stacked against wall the students have been delivering for team (c) student showing new football field (r)

‘American education is a joke’: High School student says his teacher forces students to do favors for the football team during class

'You're learning the current economic system: exploited labor.'

On Apr 30, 2022 by Elizabeth Rose

Empty store shelves.

#EmptyShelvesJoe trends as conservatives blame Biden for shortages, inflation

There are larger forces to blame for shortages and inflation.

On Oct 15, 2021 by Claire Goforth

Donald Trump smiling at CPAC 2017

Trump claims he invented the concept of ‘priming the pump’

This is absurd, even for Donald Trump.

On May 11, 2017 by David Covucci

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Are robots to blame for the stock market dive?

We entrust a shocking amount of our economic life to thoughtless software.

On Aug 25, 2015 by Dylan Love

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An economics professor explains how the Empire built the Death Star

It took decades to complete the Death Star. So why was the second one done so fast?

On May 27, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Survey: 40 percent of millennials would bank with Google

Survey suggests tech companies could break into the banking industry if they wanted to.

On Jun 14, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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This Twitter app knows how much you’re worth

Who says social media isn't profit-driven?

On Mar 27, 2014 by Miles Klee

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How and why Bitcoin will plummet in price

In short, we are still in a situation where supply-side arbitrage has not worked its way through the value of Bitcoin.

On Dec 30, 2013 by [email protected]

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Bitcoin bounces back over $1,000 after China regulates digital currency

Chinese financial regulators have produced the first official government document on Bitcoin.

On Dec 5, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill