Brett's list of bits - stuff and things as well as things and stuff...
A very left-wing view - but interesting and thought provoking
I'm torn here - having been a business owner it is important to be able to make a profit.
But the finance industry is a great example of a mostly (or somewhat - depending on your viewpoint) parasitic business - especially when it comes to complex trading instruments.
My favourite quote from the article: "...it's increasingly hard to see it [talent] when one looks out at the US's crumbling infrastructure, low levels of investment, extreme corporate short-termism, and the recurrence of bubbles, unsustainable booms and spectacular crashes..."
Posted: February 21, 2014 @ 14:16
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