https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/slow-boat-from-china.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2022-08-03 07:06:172022-08-01 17:23:21Free Trade’s Heavy Cost
Free-trade's cost to the American economy has been heavy job losses in the manufacturing jobs that historically supported middle-class families, even as it has benefited consumers and tech shareholders.
https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/wind-turbines_highsmith.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger2022-07-28 07:25:492022-07-27 09:52:49Green Dreams, Inflationary Realities
by Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger — Global policy and politics, particularly in the high-income world, have green dreams for energy and the economy; inflationary realities are hitting the working class and denizens of developing countries.
https://joelkotkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/google-headquarters-mv.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jkotkin_logo.png Joel Kotkin2022-07-25 07:25:052022-07-21 09:09:50Google: Whatever Happened to ‘Don’t Be Evil’?
The founders of Google founders once proclaimed their motto as ‘Don’t be evil’, but dropped that motto in 2018 to chase bigger profits and an even higher stock price. Google and the other Big Tech firms are now oligarchs and monopolists, exerting undue influence on the market and on politics.