Tag Archives: Capitalism

So It’s OK to Ignore Trump’s Politics If it Can Help You Sell More Doughnuts?

Meredith couple brings doughnuts to White House Take part in Trump’s ‘Made in America’ event When Rob and Jessica Stevens were notified last Friday that their Meredith-based Cider Bellies Doughnuts would represent New Hampshire as part of a “Made In … Continue reading

Posted in Economy/Economics, National News, National Politics & Policy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Amazon Prime does more for northern food security than federal subsidies

The consensus in Iqaluit seems to be that everyone with a credit card has an Amazon Prime membership. That’s because people can often find groceries cheaper online than in local stores, despite government food subsidy programs. “Amazon Prime has done more toward elevating the standard … Continue reading

Posted in Economy/Economics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why You Love Capitalism (fixed Link…I hope)

If you’re reading this on a smartphone, computer or tablet, you love capitalism. Don’t believe it? Ask yourself this: Why do you love using your iPhone, buying stuff on Amazon, and ordering a car on Uber? And why do you … Continue reading

Posted in Economy/Economics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bernie Sanders Bails on St. Johnsbury Commencement Speech to Hawk His Book

Dan McLean, in Sanders’ office, said initially when contacted only that Sanders was “traveling” and unable to get to St. Johnsbury for the graduation. In a follow-up conversation seeking additional details, McLean said Sanders will be in Europe beginning mid-week … Continue reading

Posted in Around New England, Democrats, National News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment