New Book Sample: Unemployment Data

The following is a selection from a new book I’m working on called: Super Simple Economics. The goal of the book is to explain everyday economic phenomena. Here I’m presenting the section on unemployment data. Unemployment data is most useful for determining the health of an economy. Employed people are actively engaged in the economy.…

Why Protectionism Won’t Work This Time

A good deal of the bourgeoisie, left and right, have begun talking about protectionism again. Most well known is of course Donald Trump who has been invoking images of 1950’s America when the father could support his whole family on a single income.[1] This has also begun to appear in Australia with the Labour Party.[2]…