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"the toxic effects of obsessive standardisation"

Two correspondents with noteworthy conflicts of interest have objected to Drs Hartzband and Groopman’s earlier opinion criticising Taylorism in medicine. Many medical leaders remain slow to catch on about “the toxic effects of obsessive standardisation”. 

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Bureaucracy

Serious Obstacles to Chinese President Xi’s Economical Reform

China’s loose money policy in the first quarter has brought about some economic growth so that Zhang Gaoli, the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in charge of economy, is optimistic and said in a public conference late March, “From the numbers, I expect kai men hong (good start at the beginning of the year) in the first quarter. 919 more words

With reference to the foregoing ...

It is a truism that no-one ever gave advice contrary to their own interests. I’ve looked for a disinterested-while-informed individual discovering it to be an oxymoron: why should the disinterested inform themselves? 175 more words

Vested Interests?

“Madam, how like you this play?”

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” – Hamlet

A popular tactic in arguments is to attack the person bearing a displeasing message. 1,420 more words

By Diane Rufino: A Sensible Solution to the Social Security Problem

    by Diane Rufino, August 20, 2015

Four years ago, in 2011, Social Security reached a critical tipping point. It paid out more in benefits than it took in through payroll (FICA) taxes. 3,664 more words

By Diane Rufino: A Sensible Solution to the Social Security Problem

     by Diane Rufino, August 20, 2015

Four years ago, in 2011, Social Security reached a critical tipping point. It paid out more in benefits than it took in through payroll (FICA) taxes. 2,277 more words

By Diane Rufino: A Sensible Solution to the Social Security Problem

   by Diane Rufino, August 20, 2015

Four years ago, in 2011, Social Security reached a critical tipping point. It paid out more in benefits than it took in through payroll (FICA) taxes. 2,277 more words