The Record Store Slash Venue: A Quaint, Necessary Reminder of Pre-COVID Times

In St. Paul, after imaging Afro Deli, I stopped into Eclipse Records, a mainstay of the Twin Cities retail music

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Detroit Fairgrounds Site: Alternatives to Permanent, Monumentally Bad Decisions

The State Fairgrounds site is centrally located, and it’s huge. Too huge to make some monumentally bad decisions about permanently turning it into a Shelby Township-style strip mall.

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Trillion-Dollar Company: “Have You Considered Doing A Free Internship?”

Someone from one of the world’s largest corporations suggested that maybe my best bet is to do an unpaid internship. We’re still doing that in 2020?

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I’m Getting An MBA Because You People Are Wrong

A tweet about Kamala Harris highlights how woefully ignorant many people are about financial markets and how this harms us in the quest for formulating
meaningful policy, change, and discourse.

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Blood on the Louis Vuitton: Is Looting In Chicago A Referendum On The Zeitgeist?

As Chicago struggles with an epidemic of gun violence, one Gold Coast resident is worried that a looting spree last night on the Magnificent Mile will be used as a pretext for violent crackdowns on the Black Lives Matter movement. This is clearly unrelated to Black Lives Matter. But are not both the looting and the civil rights movement loud referenda on the current state of class relations in America?

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How Losers Still Get Paid: Why Bankruptcy Can’t Rein In Executive Compensation

IF YOU’RE ONE OF THE BILLIONS OF ONLOOKERS OBSERVING THE COLLAPSE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, you might be wondering: what’s

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Streaming, Torrents, and Market Fragmentation: Will p2p Filesharing, Unlike The South, Rise Again?

Digital piracy has made a comeback in recent years as the market for content streaming becomes more crowded and more expensive, leading to serious questions about the long-term sustainability of the sector.

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