How Britain's system of offshore finance and tax havens developed and preserved the UK's role as the largest player in international finance.
Work-minded women do a poor job of estimating how much having children will mess with their careers. Why is that?
Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA, Donna Shalala, suburban Republican women, blue wave (or not), early voting, fracking at scale, Coke and cannabis, Tesla, subways, carbon taxes, cat memes
Debunking the misconceptions about the role of debt of a currency issuer like the US or UK.
Brexit negotiations are over. The only question is whether the EU and UK continue to expend energy talking past each other.
Derivatives remain an untamed systemic risk.
How "Green New Deal" proponents repeat the intellectual errors made by the critics of the 1970s Limits to Growth studies.
Today's Water Cooler: China trade, NAFTA, Kavaugh, DSA races, election 2016, leading indicators, container terminals, warehousing, home-made food, Apple, Google, YouTube sweatshops, John Lydon, expatriation, 19th century potions
A look at the UK's negotiating stance, charitably assuming that it is by design.
Michael Hudson discusses the economic impact of not writing down debts in the wake of the crisis.
CEO pay needs to be curbed, and a maximum wage is one way to do it.
New bad facts on world hunger.
Today's water cooler: Temporarily open thread.
Pulitzer Prize winner Mike Hiltzik makes clear he is not buying the stories CalPERS has been selling about CEO Marcie Frost's resume misrepresentations.
Medical bills are so out of hand that despite the power of the health industry lobbyists, some Senators are taking on the worst abuses.
The UK focuses on the tax gap, how much tax it ought to be collecting versus what it gets. Why isn't this a concern in the US?