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Eight Pieces of Our Oil Price Predicament

A person might think that oil prices would be fairly stable. Prices would set themselves at a level that would be high enough for the majority of producers, so that in total producers would provide enough–but not too much–oil for the world economy. 2,760 more words

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WSJ Gets it Wrong on "Why Peak Oil Predictions Haven't Come True"

On Monday, September 29, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published a story called “Why Peak Oil Predictions Haven’t Come True.” The story is written as if there are only two possible outcomes: 2,800 more words

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rant #1

This diagnosis has been an incredible relief. Finally, an answer! However, that relief has been heavy, and it has been loaded. It has created a vacuum in which years of pain, lack of understanding and lack of empathy are surfacing. 668 more words


The security deposit...

This can beĀ one of the most contentious points in any lease negotiationā€¦ Just how much security deposit does the landlord want and what is the tenant willing to provide? 332 more words

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Low Oil Prices: Sign of a Debt Bubble Collapse, Leading to the End of Oil Supply?

Oil and other commodity prices have recently been dropping. Is this good news, or bad?

I would argue that falling commodity prices are bad news… 3,489 more words

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An Energy-Related Reason Why US Healthcare Outcomes are Awful

Back in January 2013, the US Institute of Medicine published a report called U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health. This poor health outcome for US citizens is in spite of the US spending twice as much as a percentage of GDP on healthcare as other high-income nations. 2,303 more words

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