Continuing to Get Straight the Facts About the American Economy

The barrage of mistaken claims about long-term economic trends affecting ordinary Americans is unremitting. So too, therefore, must corrections of these claims be unremitting. One especially vivid correction is Art Carden’s recent reflection on Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion. As Art argues, comparing Elvis Presley’s mid-1970s lifestyle to that of middle-class Americans today provides powerful evidence […]

Continuing the Water Cooler Fundraiser: Your Thoughts

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Many readers said nice things about Water Cooler. That makes me happy. So I’ll quote them here! (And if you are pressed for time, or saw no Water Cooler on Monday and realized how much you’d miss it, you can skip directly to the tip jar. UPDATE 🌡️ We are […]