Economy


Money for Everybody? Exploring Universal Basic Income

By Ramesh Srinivasan, from Beyond the Valley

The rise of automation could make many jobs a thing of the past—but that might not be a problem.


Protecting the Champagnes of American Weed

By Ryan Stoa, from Craft Weed  

The future of artisanal marijuana may rely on appellations, the legal system behind fine wine and cheese.


Reconsidering the Dearth of Local American Wool

By Stephany Wilkes, from Raw Material

Why isn’t local, artisanal wool more available with our flocks of U.S. sheep?


The Real History of Leather

By Melissa Kwasny

Hide tanning has been practiced for millennia, and it has taken a troubling turn.


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The Garden Center

by J. Malcom Garcia, from The Sun

Training for a lifetime of subservience.


Embracing Leisure

by Tim Dean, from New Philosopher (Australia)

When we work ourselves to exhaustion, it's not surprising we don't have much productive capacity left.


Public Banking Goes to Pot

By Jeremy Lybarger, from High County News

Can the cannabis industry help launch the nation’s first public bank in nearly a century?


Boycott Trump

By Mattea Kramer

Can a movement to hurt the President financially change the political landscape?




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