News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s reads include:
Surging demand and shrinking supply combine to make home buying more difficult, as affordability worsens for many
Modern Monetary Theory, the buzziest economic idea in decades, got a pandemic tryout of sorts. Now inflation is testing its limits.
Rampant outsourcing, financialization, monopolization, deregulation, and just-in-time logistics are the culprits.
The German government agreed to a commitment to transition away from the fossil fuel for environmental reasons. But the obstacles are steep.
The software company has teamed up with Coinbase to allow users the option to convert their state and federal tax refunds into cryptocurrency.
Bonus: When Turtles Fly
A massive human-assisted migration lands stranded sea turtles back in warmer seas.