Monthly Archives: January 2020

Axios Edge: Davos hypocrisy

This year, as climate change and talk of “stakeholder capitalism” increasingly dominate the public agenda, the gap between why delegates go and why they say they go is wider than ever.

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Capitalism’s discontents

More voters than ever oppose capitalism. 

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Axios Edge: BlackRock won’t save the Blue Marble

The rise of indexing means that fund management giants like BlackRock and Vanguard are increasingly in a position to prevent the death and displacement of millions of people. 

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Axios Edge: What war is good for

Defense spending has accounted for more than 3% of U.S. economic activity in every year since World War II. Think of it as a consistent and predictable fiscal stimulus.

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Axios Edge: Why firing the CEO doesn’t change anything

When a CEO is forced out of a company, a lot of people hope and expect big changes. Much like Inigo Montoya in “The Princess Bride,” those people are going to have to get used to disappointment.

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