|January 27, 2015||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, probably at great political risk, went public with the need to curb the greed of powerful insiders.
|January 19, 2015||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Holidays, Inequality / Concentration|
Just before he was assassinated, King called for justice in the economy, too, not just in race relations. If only he had as much impact there!
|January 18, 2015||Posted by Staff under Health|
Having specialists in town appeared to make matters worse for patients — the exact opposite of the hypothesis the researchers set out to examine.
|January 17, 2015||Posted by Staff under Financial, Politics|
As long as a few get to capture the value of oil and land, they’ll always be able to use government to impose huge costs on everybody else.
|January 15, 2015||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
How do birds know when the weather could kill them? How do humans come to grasp the role of rents?
|January 14, 2015||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Health|
Do some children really have to suffer just so the rest of us can get around by car? Or is there a better way to travel that spares children?
|January 13, 2015||Posted by Staff under Financial|
The Russian economy is huge so the Russian currency should be stable but it’s not. Oil prices is only part of the story.
|January 12, 2015||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
After Google dropped out and R. R. Bowker dropped out, Amazon was the last man standing. Their flag now lies over .book.
|January 11, 2015||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
US farm subsidies benefit 19 major insurance corporations and the largest growers. The cash flow lets Wells Fargo, Archer-Daniels-Midland, etc dominate.
|January 9, 2015||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
It’s like the old joke of the operation was successful but the patient died. The economy recovered but more people are poor.
|January 8, 2015||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
The headlines screamed that China is beating the US but the actual story is a bit more finessed, which often happens in news media.
|January 8, 2015||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
The banking culture, which puts gain above all else, fuels greed, making bankers more likely to cheat.
|January 7, 2015||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
It’s good the Federal Communications Commission is getting some money for the citizenry but are they competent to get all on the table?
|January 7, 2015||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
Modern urban people are to be forgiven if they think land is not important any more. But read on to see just how costly land permission is.