Monthly Archives: May 2015

Transportation Chaos and Why Doing What Everybody Else Is Doing Is Stupid

These past two days, I should be doing what other 22 or 23-year old people should be doing, which is to celebrate their achievements in receiving a college diploma and attend the graduation ceremony. I find it quite odd to … Continue reading

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The Food-Medical Industrial Complex: What is Good for the Economy Is Not Good for Society

This morning I saw a doctor on television, one of the thousands in this country, who are trying to convince the American people that with a better diet, they would be less likely to suffer from common American ailments like … Continue reading

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Why Yanis Varoufakis Is the Best Finance Minister in Europe

If we follow the ruling mantra of the Eurozone group, then Greece is a recalcitrant negotiating partner, which is not willing to make concessions to the other Eurozone countries. The Greek government led by finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, is not … Continue reading

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Why Feminist Capitalism Will Not Save Us: Structural Reforms in Japan

I was watching a panel discussion by US economists, who were trying to give advice to the Japanese government to undertake structural reforms in order to increase economic growth in the chronically stagnant country. The essence of stuctural reform often … Continue reading

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What the Baltimore Riots Reveal in the US: Commonality with Occupy Wall Street

The media is now filled with images of the destruction that black youth have created in the inner-city of Baltimore. President Obama condemned the heinous actions of the protesters, who are destroying private property. Some cynics might suggest that this … Continue reading

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