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Condemned To Repetition

George Santayana famously observed:  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

I thought of old George when I read this article reporting that… 402 more words

America

The End Of The Bad Old Days

So I’m a cynic by nature and as such being pessimistic has always come as naturally as breathing to me. This, of course, has ensured that I am more inclined to see the dark clouds behind the silver linings than the opposite, however I’ve tamed this instinct well enough to manage objectivity ( 550 more words

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The Economy in Context: October 2018

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest jobs report on Friday, and the numbers show a mixed bag. Net jobs created was positive, but much lower than anticipated. 386 more words

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Take a Pay Cut?! Part 1

It was at the Cannes Film Festival this spring that 82 women marched in what was termed “the red carpet protest.” Two time Oscar winning Cate Blanchett said: 561 more words

Culture

EVEN THE RICH RECOMMEND TAXING THE RICH

There are many arguments for increasing taxes on the rich. It’s interesting and noteworthy when the rich themselves argue for higher taxes on themselves and others like them. 1,088 more words

The State Of Our Democracy