Amazon Shut Down Its Recruitment AI For Gender Discrimination

This is a most amusing little story from Amazon, they wanted to use AI to aid in hiring decisions and found that they weren't...

It’s Remarkable How Bad Academic Logic Can Be

From The Conversation. Essentially, Yah! Boo! to shareholder capitalism. There's no consideration at all of why it might actually arise, why it could be...

Amazon Raises Wages – Full Employment Is The Workers’ Best Friend

We would actually like real wages to be rising over time. Despite the thought that we live in a capitalist society, one attuned to...

CEOs Get Paid Well Because Firing The CEO Can Add $15 Billion To GE’s...

The question is not whether this ought to be true or not. It is, rather, whether it is true or not. And it is...

The Truly Damaging Thing About Tariffs – Begging Politicians About Them

As standard economic theory tells us, tariffs are a bad idea. Once we've accepted the basic idea of comparative advantage - we all do...

To Kill Off Nick Hanauer’s Economic Argument Once And For All

Nick Hanauer is that American rich bloke who is preparing himself for a run at public office at some point. He undoubtedly sees himself...

SEC Sues Elon Musk For Fraud – Quite Right Too

That Elon Musk is a gloriously talented entrepreneur is entirely true. I've had a very brief interaction with him and was impressed. That Elon...

Labour MPs, Above All, Should Recall That The General Strike Failed

Yes, OK, it's political party conference season and thus we're going to hear all sorts of very silly things being called for. But the...

Kill The Jones Act, Kill The Jones Act Dead Right Now

The Jones Act is a protectionist measure which states that cargo between American ports may only be carried by American owned, American crewed and...

Lordy Be We’re Getting The Drivel About Starbucks And Tax Again

That we're not well served by our traditional media is once again shown by the manner the Starbucks and tax story raises its ugly...