Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Eduardo Porter writes about the rise of inequality in the U.S., while Tracy McVeigh reports on the eleven-figure annual cost of inequality in the UK. And Shamus Khan discusses the connection between inequality and poverty – as well as the policy which can do the most to ...

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Nora Loreto offers an important reminder as to why we contribute taxes to social well-being: (T)axes still pay for things we need. Everyone benefits from a universal system of healthcare. Everyone is touched by the birth of someone and nearly everyone will rely on the system in ...

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Richard Eskow offers up some ugly facts about corporate wealth accumulation and tax avoidance. – David MacAray writes about the challenge facing labour activists when much of the public has been trained to engage in gratuitous union-bashing even while fully agreeing with union priorities: A union official ...

OPSEU Diablogue: The Lean Debate – A “Wicked Disease”

John Seddon, a British occupational psychologist, has been a lightning rod for Lean promoters (which he refers to as “tool-heads) over his criticism of Lean. Seddon bases his own work on Taiichi Ohno, the father of the Toyota Production System … Continue reading →