|September 29, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
When the “once-in-a-lifetime” flood returned, residents of towns that had moved to higher ground watched the river go by harmlessly.
|September 28, 2014||Posted by Staff under High Cost of Land|
Death is what the “mort” in “mortgage” refers to. The UK’s socialized medicine will have to delay death to favor mortgage lenders.
|September 26, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
No matter what your opinion on oil usage is, your payment of taxes supports oil addiction, and money matters more than words.
|September 23, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Financial|
Every dollar of HSBC’s write off will be replaced by citizens in the form of program cuts, higher taxes, or more national debt.
|September 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Have you ever seen an oil well or refinery and wondered why they burn off the methane rather than sell it along with the oil? Here’s why.
|September 15, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial|
The Federal Reserve calls itself a public agency. What’s it doing dissing public bonds? In favor of corporate debt?
|September 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
Like ants to a picnic, land values coalesce around light rail stations and around useful infrastructure in general, enriching whom?
|September 6, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Land Disputes|
If you can own water during a drought, you can reap a fortune. But can you morally absentee-own water — or Earth — any time?
|September 5, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Environmental|
Pollution is the profit of the biggest industries. Yet it’s not necessary to pollute any more than it’s necessary to litter.
|September 2, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
China stands out as the single example of having achieved economic growth for many amid widespread corruption for a few.
|August 30, 2014||Posted by Staff under Politics|
Spending by organizations that don’t disclose their donors is ahead of all other cycles, even the last presidential cycle.
|August 26, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes, Politics|
The party of Economic Freedom Fighters won millions of votes in South Africa and with tweaking may be able to win power.
|August 25, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, War / Peace|
What’s $400 million here, $400 million there. Pretty soon it’s a real billion and more, all for weapons manufacturers, nobody else.