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(What's Left of) Our Economy: An All-Too-Convenient "Truth" About Productivity

As a close friend once sagely told me, “If you take the most cynical possible interpretation of something, you’ll rarely be wrong.” He surely would agree, “That goes double for politics and policy.” So I hope you agree that it’s reasonable to predict that… 1,298 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

The Experiment: Capitalism versus Socialism

What if we could have an experiment to compare the two systems? Wait – we already did.

By David R. Legates – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com… 1,308 more words

GDP & Employment

Powering Countries, Empowering People

By Paul Driessen – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness 

For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on hand and foot power. 1,140 more words

Foreign Policy

In-work poverty is the real crisis facing Theresa May

In the main I do agree with this article, but to further understand the problem, in-work needs to be further described. Over the years many good wage/salary jobs have been lost and while other jobs or employment prospects  have been created, but just what are they.   166 more words