California AB-5, a law that could end freelance contracting — from writers, to rock bands, to computer coders, to Santa Clause actors — is soon coming to our nation’s capitol. Will Progressive concern for the little guy kill the little guy’s income? Frontline workers say it’s worse than anyone believes. Right Angle is a production […]
His Democrat presidential rivals have outed Mayor Pete Buttigieg for his private-sector work as a McKinsey consultant, and forced him to explain it away. Will success shaming catapult Democrats to victory in 2020, or are there still enough Democratic voters who don’t work for government to steer the party away from bashing business — the engine that enables government to give away free college, free health care and more?
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has a reputation for allowing players to speak out on issues of justice and discrimination. Some call it ‘the woke league’. However, when Houston Rockets’ GM Daryl Morey tweeted support for the Hong Kong democracy movement, his owner, some players, and his league, rebuked him and rejected his statement.
Despite President Trump’s punitive tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S., American businesses seem bullish on China, with profits up, and few interested in moving manufacturing out of the People’s Republic. But Bill Whittle sees trouble down the road for China’s long-running economic surge.
The Business Roundtable, a group of some 200 corporations, sign an official statement that their purpose is no longer just to produce a return for their shareholders, but to provide social justice for their employees, suppliers, communities and to the planet.
Is it born to die? If Capitalism in America eventually leads to the workers rising with pitchforks to demand a division of the spoils, are we doing it wrong, or is that just the natural outcome of a system that focuses only on equality of opportunity? The rise of Democratic Socialists (and their less-Democratic brethren) during the 2020 presidential cycle may signal an economic shift that seems to contain the seeds of the demise of a system which has created more food, health, leisure, and happiness than anything the Earth has seen.
Siri, Alexa and the Google Assistant default female voices reinforce sexist notions that women are docile, servile, non-confrontational and easy to please, according to a new United Nations report. The report recommends genderless default voices so these female caricatures don’t discourage girls from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.).
Communist party members at UCLA rage against the capitalist machine with sidewalk chalk on the edge of sylvan academia. Bill Whittle, Stephen Green and Scott Ott have great sport with these naive revolutionaries.
As Uber stands at the doorstep of its initial public offering (IPO), Uber drivers cry out: “They treat us like crap!” If the face of your company complains to your customers that they’re poor and mistreated, why should investors pour $90 billion into an business that has vigorous competition from Lyft and others, and virtually no barrier to entry, since it’s essentially just an app? And what does this say about capitalism itself?
Progressives in the so-called “intellectual dark web” get a warm, respectful, reception from an audience of conservatives in Oxnard, California, who had come to hear podcaster Dave Rubin’s standup comedy. They acknowledge that this kind of dialogue could never happen on a college campus. Right Angle comes to you five times each week, thanks to […]