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Entries from August 28th, 2012

Homeless in Seattle…and Lakewood…and Reno…and more…

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on Homeless in Seattle…and Lakewood…and Reno…and more… · Capitalism, Economics, Human Rights, Jobs

Tent cities are growing all over the country. Over 47 million people now live below the poverty line. There are growing numbers of tent cities, surrounding over 55 American metro areas. Hundreds live in squalor in the Taco Flats area of Fresno, California. Others live in tents in the woods near Ann Arbor, Michigan. On any […]

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Dr. Ferguson…You Presume.

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Dr. Ferguson…You Presume. · Economics, Politics, Populism

This might be called, “practical economics.” It is a response to economic history and social commentary specialist Niall Fergeson’s article in NEWSWEEK and the somewhat intellectually spotty DAILY BEAST. The DAILY BEAST unfortunately is the kind of publication that would ask Michael Jordan to comment on golf and Tiger Woods to comment on basketball. Such […]

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