Stories tagged “economy”

  • Depopulation

    You notice that the world begins to be less crowded. Lines are shorter for things; and eventually, non-existant. Overpopulation problems, you hear from the news, are long gone. Food prices fall a bit. The world looks like it will be so much better with...

    • Author: Clotifoth
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Bringing Down the House

    Everybody looks to the wrong places to explain inflation these days. I know because I am the cause. I’m a master counterfeiter. And I love shaking the globe. I’m pretty crafty. I know how not to attract attention to myself. If it were C-not...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ain't Got Nothin'

    “Whazzat?” Eli stumbles over a loose floor panel, kicking crushed, empty beer cans. Another can is in his hand, little drops slipping down the side onto his old calloused hands. “Issat ’ou, Mar?” “It’s me, Dadd...

    • Author: itsElisey
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Barry's Interview

    Barry walked into the office, confident about his qualifications. “Hello, sir. Have a seat. I’m Asher Brown.” The man barely paid any attention to Barry. He sounded bored, like he had rushed through the introduction too many times before. “Look...

    • Author: Seven
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Logan's Bad Day

    “Mr. … Logan, is it? Please, sit down. What qualifies a man of such … demeanor as yourself to work in a fine dining establishment?” “I’m very adept with knives, and I know my fish.” “I see. Your previous ...

  • Planning Ahead

    “What are you doing?” Tom spun around in his chair to see Mike peering over the cubicle wall. Waving at his computer, Tom said, “I was thinking of buying some gold.” Mike raised an eyebrow. “You know,” Tom explained, “for when the economy...

  • Capitali$m

    Dusk in New York hasn’t three pillars of ecstasy, nor the benign grace of white doves basking in the perfume of ponds. Dusk in New York gloams off tremendous window panes. Soft chic ends edge sharply, looming over brooding despair looking up at prosp...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • This Rant Concludes In The Comment Section (Mature)

    Once upon a time there was a world full of billions of people, and o- f those droves rose a select few who ac- crued billions of doll- ars, and of the multitu- des of human existence innocence lived in squal- or with crying infants and callused feet tr...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5