Wanna See How The Treasury Department Can Give A Broken Congress The Finger?

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A creative, somewhat arbitrary solution to a dumb, extremely arbitrary crisis.  Tired of partisan economic brinksmanship? Pressure your congressional representatives to vote to raise the debt ceiling before it’s scheduled to expire Feb. 28, 2013 — and support the #MintTheCoin Twitter movement in case they don’t.  Read more: http://upworthy.com/wanna-see-how-the-treasury-department-can-give-a-broken-congress-the-finger

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Capitalism Is Dying. It’ll Probably Go To Hell. But Something A Lot Better Is Taking Its Place.

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If the economy is working well for you, congratulations! You’re among the lucky few who are served by capitalism. But if things go the way they have been for the last several decades — with poor people staying poor and a lot of others getting poorer — capitalism as we know it won’t last. Thankfully, […]

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