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Today I watched Narrow Margin

I’m not someone who plans ahead when to watch tv because I don’t  recognize (anymore) the ‘trinkets’ it purports. Since I became aware of the… 901 more words


rent vs. buy: financing and Solarcity (SCTY)

My California son, Brendan, got me interested in SCTY a while ago.  SCTY rents solar panels that generate electricity to individuals and to companies.

From an analytic point of view, it’s a complex and interesting firm.   606 more words

Stock Market

What Are Business Trusts, And Why Are They Used?

At least 31 US states and many foreign countries, like Singapore, permit organization of business entities as statutory trusts. These entities have trustees to manage assets, like family and other trusts that are set up to manage donated property, but they may operate active business entities. 516 more words

Building the Other, Constructing Ourselves

“Building the Other, Constructing Ourselves: Spatial Dimensions of International Humanitarian Response,” International Political Sociology (2008) 2, 236-253

Humanitarian reconstruction after a large-scale natural disaster has become a key site of international politics; a site where global assumptions, relationships, and responsibilities are negotiated, solidified and questioned. 10,160 more words