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Gymboree, The Horror Story

Want to see late capitalism in the raw? Check out “She Lied to My Face”: Inside the Hectic Last Days of Gymboree’s Retail Bankruptcy by David Dayen in The Intercept. The article looks at the truly horrible decline and fall of Gymboree, a retailer of children’s clothing. The company declared bankruptcy in 2017. The kicker?…

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America’s Structurally Impoverished

I’m sick of hearing about how we have “a good economy” because of a low unemployment rate.  Why is no one asking the critical question, “How many of those people are structurally impoverished?”  Or another less economic way to say the same is, “How many of those jobs provide dignity to the worker?” In this…

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