Mike's Blog Round Up
March 2, 2018

Follow the money!

Truthout: West Virginia teachers take labor activism into their own hands to improve wages and working conditions

Angry Bear: trade wars: the Emperor strikes first

Pharyngula: an economist sees no profit in art, music, or history

The Carpentariat: Trump’s tariffs will cost us jobs and money

Economist’s View: the housing crash hit the middle class and minorities especially hard

Bonus Track: interview with the costume director of “The Last Jedi”; mild spoilers

This Round-Up is by Susan of Texas. You can follow me on Twitter. Send tips, requests and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with "for MBRU" in the subject line).

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