Greed Inflation ub Sun, 07/10/2022 - 21:33

Are corporate profits driving greed-inflation? There are two commonly-accepted aspects of economics that determine prices.

Billionaire Stampede

Submitted by ub on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 10:09

Why are all the super-rich people quickly making plans or just outright leaving these two Communist countries on the fast track?

Russia – Hemorrhaging millionaires

Russia is reportedly expecting to feel a net loss of around 15,000 high-net-worth individuals in 2022, a massive 15 percent of its total millionaire population. Affluent individuals have been emigrating from Russia in steadily rising numbers every year over the past decade, an early warning sign of the current problems the country is facing.

Easy Come Easy Go
ub Tue, 05/24/2022 - 07:20

The richest in the world lost most money after the pandemic swelled their wallets. From Bezos to Zuckerberg.

Readily won and readily lost, as in Easy come, easy go that's how it is for Jeff or Mark when they play the stock market

This phrase states a truth known since ancient times and expressed in numerous proverbs with slightly different wording 

USA Pay Equity

Submitted by ub on Thu, 05/19/2022 - 03:10

USA Soccer will finally start paying Women's and Men's teams the same after years of finial in a milestone American agreement.

A question that has yet to be answered is, why did it take so damn long, folks? This is basic civility - Human Rights 101

The USA Soccer Federation has reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

Here Comes The Fed
ub Wed, 05/04/2022 - 10:05

Experts say greed causes inflation. Like pride, lust, gluttony, sloth, anger, and envy, greed is a deadly sin because it causes others. 

Greed takes the form of overwork. Consumerism is a view of the human person that reduces us only to what we can afford to buy and consume.

China Syndrome?
ub Mon, 04/25/2022 - 13:35

First, the great metropolis of Shanghai is on hard lockdown and has continued despite multiple reports of households emergencies.

They are reportedly running out of fresh food or the sick and elderly are unable to get necessary but non-Covid related medical care.

Now in the past few days, the authorities fuelled a fresh public outcry in Beijing by dispatching officials in white hazmat suits to erect two-meter-high green fences outside residential buildings, forbidding those inside the sealed zone from leaving.