A Radical, Redistributive Re-imagining of Capitalism?

My Comments: You may have heard me describe myself as a Social Capitalist. That term is my effort to describle my views as an economist troubled by the widening gap in income across this country. Sooner or later we have to come to terms with what I call unfettered capitalism which in my judgement, has …

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Here's wishing your Christmas is with family and friends and your time together is glorious. And then, just a few days later, may the New Year bring you more happiness than you can imagine. From my family to yours. Tony

The death of our Siemens factory is the result of another Trump lie

My Comments: What is described here is gut wrenching for me. Much of that is because the Democratic Party was, and perhaps remains, tone deaf to the malaise that gripped working people across the country as we approached 2016. As before, we cannot remake the past, only influence the future. My efforts to make positive …

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The Risks Associated With Being Alive

by Tony Kendzior \ December 14, 2018 Being alive virtually anywhere on the planet in the 21st century carries with it certain risks. How you deal with those risks largely determines your sense of well being as you navigate the ups and downs of everyday life. Risks are all around us. Some are inconsequential and …

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Trump’s ties to the Russian mafia go back 3 decades

My Comments: In a political context, my initial reaction to having Trump in the White House was that it was a healthy step in the evolution of these United States. We’ve been a formidable leader on the world stage for the past 80 plus years. From time to time, it is useful for the status …

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Daylight Saving Time Is Even Weirder Than You Think

My Comments: I don’t really have a comment. It is what it is and I’m OK with it. It’s too far down on my list of things to worry about. by Erin Blakemore \ October 27, 2017 People in the United States will feel a bit more rested on November 5, as daylight saving time …

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The Danger From Low-Skilled Immigrants: Not Having Them

My Comments: To Make America Great Again, the presumably well intended mantra for those leading the GOP these day, someone has to overcome ignorance of economics and start paying attention to reality. A positive corporate bottom line is the driving force for a healthy US economy. To reach that goal, we need people willing to …

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