CONTENTION

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Rapid dissent business news
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  • Changing the way Contention works
    10 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    When we started Contention over a year ago, it was because we wanted to read something that didn’t exist yet, so we had to create it. We wanted there to be a publication that ignored the circus of ele...
  • Bad jobs report has a Wall Street silver lining
    07 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 5 0
    Photo Credit: Scott Taylor, Tampa Bay Times Welcome to a holiday week edition of Contention! This one will only take five minutes to read. In it we cover: Bad jobs report has a Wall Street silver lini...
  • Powell promises to pretend he’s doing his job
    30 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 6 0
    Photo Credit: International Monetary Fund Welcome to another edition of Contention -- we’re back from our summer break! This week we have eight minutes of news and analysis for you. We cover: Powell p...
  • More jobs, new risks from Fed tricks
    09 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Photo Credit: Flickr/Jim Rees It’s Monday, time for another edition of Contention! This week you’ll get just about eight minutes of dissident business news. We cover: July adds jobs, new risks from Fe...
  • U.S. war bosses think China just might win
    05 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    Photo Credit: U.S. Navy We hope you enjoy this special edition of Contention! It’ll take eight minutes to read, and could spiral out of control. Let us know what you think. Share it with others who mi...
  • Tesla, Fed, big tech, COVID: Things fall apart
    02 Aug 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/VF14/Contributor/Getty Images It’s Monday, time for another round of Contention -- here with about nine minutes of dissident business news. This week we cover: Bad policy, ri...
  • Markets blow off virus credibility gap
    26 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    Photo Source: Flickr/Asian Development Bank Welcome to another edition of Contention! This one should take about six minutes to read. We cover: Markets blow off virus credibility gap Rapid Round: Thie...
  • The metaphysics of inflation
    22 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Photo Credit: Flickr/Photobunny Earl We hope you enjoy this special edition of Contention! It’ll take eight minutes to read, and it’s quite a doozy. Let us know what you think, and please share it far...
  • Is business braced for global unrest?
    19 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    Photo Source: CTV News Thanks for reading another week of Contention! This should be about eight minutes of still inflated dissident business news. In this edition: Another week, another big inflation...
  • Does Brexit mean Ireland's day will come?
    15 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Photo Credit: Nico Hogg / Flickr Welcome to a special edition of Contention! This one will take you just about eight minutes to read. Like it? Share it with others who might like it too! Share Norther...
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