The economic system has been hacked – finally! Read more about the Root Bug and its fixes here, or get your Pioneer Edition copy of Fixing the Root Bug now.


  • the age-old monopoly we seem to have forgotten about – the “mother of (almost) all monopolies”,
  • the biggest price restriction of all, taken as a natural law and causing a chronic supply and demand mismatch – the “minimum wage of capital”,
  • the subsidy we don’t recognize as a subsidy – despite the damage it is doing right under our noses, and
  • the small but decisive negative (labor market) externality that we don’t recognize as an externality – while we focus on treating its symptoms.