Monthly Archives: July 2014

Demand Inflation

Even though with spare-labor capacity at about 45-50% there is significant demand destruction, the cost of employment is rising. Labor costs will continue to rise under pressure to raise the minimum wage, for example, which is a product of weak … Continue reading

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The Big Mac Under Attack

The franchise model is a variation of bureaucratic modeling, establishing power by means of stable, routine tasking, controlled by authority from the top down. Consolidation of power has to look pluralistic in a demand environment. Franchisees are small businesses, so … Continue reading

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Deliverable Assets

Austerity is a deliverable asset. The War On Poverty and the Vietnam war, for example, delivered assets to contain communism. Is it a coincidence that the supply of materials and labor were “made” available (surplussed) to contain the risk (the … Continue reading

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Measuring Austerity Over time

The measure of success is not additive if it is retributively valued. It is nihilistic. Maintaining an existential philosophy that supports probable detriment is less about being objective and more about keeping us bonded to the authority (the coercive value) … Continue reading

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Remembering to Forget

At its centennial, what caused WWI is not much mentioned. Take a look at why there was war in the Crimean region and what the effect of that conflict was. For capitalism, it is something worth remembering to forget. We … Continue reading

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Demanding Less for More

The less the more…makes sense doesn’t it? Less demand yields more supply. Gaining less to have more is not exactly an additive identity. It is more nihilistic than additive, but that does not mean the reality is any less addjective. … Continue reading

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Demand Destruction: Bonding With Authority

The Tendencies of an Organized Psychopathy A tendency suggests an ontological value. Conservative philosophy advantages the concept to exculpate risk value, which occurs (according to the Objectivist, for example) because fate (a natural identity) makes it so. The ontology exists … Continue reading

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