The whatever economy
I recently saw a sign in front of a hair salon: “First-time customers, whatever you want to pay!” Then, this morning, Boing-Boing put it together for me. We are in the Whatever Economy:
Okay, then, I would like to purchase a small cylindrical space in the middle of the room. I will make a cardboard cone and cut a door out of it.
Are you feeling the whatever blues?
It’s hard not to. But whatever doesn’t have to be a bad attitude, does it?
I will now quote Noel and Liam Gallagher. There’s a first time for everything:
“I’m free to be whatever I, whatever I chose, and I’ll sing the blues if I want.”
Say whatever you want.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.