Category Archives: Finance

Can We Fix Wall Street With Taxes?

I woke up to a particularly fun article from Business Insider. I had slept well. But I had a dream that my dog had two heads, Voldemort style, which was admittedly, uh, pretty weird. (I blame Talenti.) Turns out Jamie … Continue reading

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“Recession Warning Signs? Nah, We Straight.”

Well, there’s this:¬† A few big companies took a beating last week as they reported earnings misses, among them Budweiser and Amazon. Most earnings are, across the board, decreasing a little bit. (I’ve previously lamented that no one seems concerned … Continue reading

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Bad Ideas And Bad Companies Do Not Need Your Defense

I was out for happy hour the other night with a transportation group. In spite of its legendarily bad public transit system, Detroit’s accompanying scene is expansive enough to boast sub-niches: There is a transit justice and organizing group, a … Continue reading

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Activist Investing in the Era of Mass Murder

I don’t usually write about gun control, but in this case I’ve found the nationwide response to the¬†Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting in Florida notable. Blackrock recently announced demands that gun makers to respond to the Valentine’s Day shooting that … Continue reading

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