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Some thoughts on the developing world and the environment

Compared to other animals humans have what one might consider to  be more robust lives, but the comparison is conceptually flawed because of our differing capacities. 392 more words

Why would a cow eat corn?!?

Economy-of-size is a significant driving force in the food industry. One would be forgiven for presuming that this would be a positive influence as it is typically accompanied by innovation. 963 more words

Distribution Of Wealth

The myth of the 1% and the 99%

Michael Kazin, co-editor of the left-wing magazine Dissent, posed a simple question in a recent article: If wealth and income inequality levels are as bad as they are portrayed in popular media, “ 712 more words


Why some Americans don't have the 'right-to-work'

The United Nations Human Rights Charter sets out some pretty compelling standards when it comes to how we should treat each other. Interestingly, I read this list and find several entries a little at risk when observing America from the outside. 906 more words


You grow up quick when you grow up poor

Mowing the yard on a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon listening to Nickelback albums, a line pops out that really drives home the whole sentiment of Dystopian Economics. 512 more words



From Yangon Railway station, there are trains to other cities in Myanmar. We took the train that circulate around the Yangon City. It goes through some really poor areas – areas where children don’t chance for education, people don’t have proper medical services, people trade in their commodities daily for train tickets to work…. 114 more words