Manage episode 302876036 series 2137790
What is causing the shortage of goods and workers? What should we do about it?
Topics covered include:
- How a tree pandemic killed billions of American Chestnut trees
- How a massive increase in demand has crippled the global supply, leading to an eight-fold increase in shipping costs
- Why there are so many job openings and people quitting their jobs
- Why the free market doesn't work as well for child daycare
- How stimulus payments during the pandemic reduced poverty rates
- What is the lying flat movement
- How everything is in place for an extended period of high inflation even though the bond market still anticipates inflation will be transitory
- Why we should own real things and plan more downtime
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