economics Tag



zombie economy
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Guy Who Did A Fair Amount Of Shopping This Xmas; Photo by Daniel Jensen on Unsplash… Just this summer, many “experts” proclaimed the death of American brick-and-mortar retail, and that Amazon would eat everyone’s lunch. When Amazon subsequently bought Whole Foods (make that “organic free-range lunch”), the same experts sang dirges for all the supermarkets. Consequently, the stock of competitors like Costco plunged. (BTW, I’m still waiting for one of these experts to explain the contradiction between “consumers are shifting toRead More
Millionaires Vs Broke People
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Critical Thinking Enthusiast… Please tell me the image above is just another annoying puzzle — one of those banal math problems or word games that clueless people play on LinkedIn to prove they’re “geniuses.” This particular LinkedIn challenge obviously shows the value of proofreading, and it’s so easy a Fox News host could solve it. The column headers are clearly reversed, so just swap ’em and the table makes perfect sense. In fact, anyone who’s ever worked for a blowhard HollywoodRead More