Insanely Concentrated Wealth Is Strangling Our Prosperity

By Steve Roth, the publisher of Evonomics. He is a Seattle-based serial entrepreneur, and a student of economics and evolution. He blogs at Asymptosis, Angry Bear, and Seeking Alpha. Follow him on Twitter: @asymptosis. Originally published at Evonomics Remember Smaug the dragon, in The Hobbit? He hoarded up a vast pile of wealth, and then he […]

Corporate Contractors: The High End of the Precariat

The Wall Street Journal has an in-depth story on a cohort of workers that has heretofore been largely ignored by the press, in part because they are not tracked in labor surveys, that of individuals hired by corporations as contractors, often through an agency. Bear in mind that these workers are not consultants. A consultant […]