SUBSCRIBE If Universal Basic Income is the end of work (and possibly money)…wouldn’t that be a good thing? Alabama Liberal pokes holes in the myth of “the Dignity of Work.”
Alabama Liberal investigates something that seems a little too good to be true: Universal Basic Income (or a Freedom Dividend), and remembers that anytime the math seems suspiciously abstract on something (from Trickle Down Economics to Moviepass), it usually is.
Alabama Liberal explains why he’s skeptical on Tom Steyer and especially Michael Bloomberg, who seems to think the human train wreck that is Donald Trump and a 2% wealth tax are equally awful.
In a seemingly controversial video, AL hopes people will hear him out in taking the macroeconomic view that The Pay Gap feeds into income inequality and less money in the overall economy. [Line: “If men were the only ones with money, the only companies that’d be in business would be Chili’s and Reebok stores.”] Plus,… Read More »
This video is about Movie Pass, which Alabama Liberal claims has already saved him $1,000.
As I get ready to list the Biggest Assholes in American history, I thought it only fitting I bring back the popular Working Class Economist segment “Asshole of the Month.” And I couldn’t think of anyone more deserving of that title than Montanta congressional candidate Greg Gianforte. You may have heard about the race for… Read More »
Working class people everywhere might feel like rejoicing since Ted Cruz has withdrawn from the race, but what’s the exact breakdown of each presidential candidate on most working class people’s wallets? John Kasich…The Good: Uhhh, I guess he offers hugs? The Bad: Nothing more expensive than a pregnancy you don’t want, and Kasich’s one-man mission to shut… Read More »
I know I haven’t been keeping up with the Rich Asshole of the Month section, but sometimes a special case just reaches out and demands your attention. August’s Rich Asshole of the Month just couldn’t be ignored… I’m choosing the Robertson family from A&E’s unexplainably popular Duck Dynasty. [They recently received a raise to where… Read More »
Even though I couldn’t fit it in the title, Glenn Beck will be this month’s Rich Asshole of the Month. [Oh, that’s right, that feature is most definitely coming into 2013…there will no doubt be shameless rich folks even in a non-election year. I hear Donald Trump makes the news nearly every day, so he’ll… Read More »
[Drum roll please for the very last Rich Asshole of the Year]…..Deep breathe…oh, the suspense is killing me…da da da da da da…deeper breathe…[Five minutes of drum rolling]…December’s Rich Asshole of the Month is…a tie between Tom Monaghan and John Schnatter! [Collective “Who?” from the readers] Otherwise known as the founders of Domino’s Pizza and… Read More »