Category Archives: Government & Politics

Big Shifts in the Economies of Nations, 2012-2017

The daily and weekly news informs us, relentlessly, of the economic progress, or lack thereof, in the major nations and groups of nations (the European Union, in particular), and occasionally in the ‘developing nations.’ It is difficult to keep all … Continue reading

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Political Power is its Own Reason for Being

The heading to this article won’t bear much scrutiny in its logical construction. The real story is that men, typically but not exclusively men, seek political power because they like being powerful. But again no: those who choose elective politics … Continue reading

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