Monthly Archives: March 2013

Some Notes on Aristotle’s Politics

What is so fascinating about Aristotle’s treatment of politics is that he links the social, political and economic aspects of life with the philosophical aspect. That is to say that not only are we political animals, not only do we … Continue reading

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Detroit: A City under Financial Distress

Rick Snyder, Republican governor from Michigan, has declared the city of Detroit to be in a state of emergency due to its inability to balance its budget and pay off its debts. According to the Citizen’s Research Council, Detroit owes … Continue reading

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Hugo Chavez’ Bolivarian Revolution

Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela of 14 years (1999-2013), has died on March 5. In the conservative business press, he has been villified as a “narcisstic caudillo” (Economist 2013) and that as a result of his policies “most Venezuelans- … Continue reading

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Debate about Wealth Inequality

Here is a Facebook debate about wealth inequality and government policies, I had with Varun Menon on March 14, 2013. _____________________________________ Varun K. Menon “This is an interesting presentation . I give credit to the producer for filming a very … Continue reading

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