Category Archives: Economics

FACTS!

We see headlines daily, to the effect of— Russia! China! The European Union! The USA! (or, “America!”) These and a few other nations are major players in the world’s economy, and holders of power concomitant with their economic strength, as … Continue reading

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“If it’s yellow, let it mellow…

… if it’s brown, flush it down.” This phrase was shown on large signboards in New York during a water shortage in the late 1940s, when I lived in Brooklyn. Ever since, I have been aware of the way I … Continue reading

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