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The Luck of the Irish: Occupy Ireland, The Gift and Punk Economics
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 11:15pm | Type: Blog

"Ireland is the canary in the coal mine, because what happened in Ireland three years ago is happening all over Europe right now." — Irish economist David McWilliams Oh, ...

The Republican Debates So Far (Part 2)
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Blog

Most people who follow the political public discourse in our country know the Republican mantra on the economy -- cut taxes, cut regulation, cut federal spending, balance the national budget, and all ...

A Two Step Program for Reforming Wall Street's Gambling Addicts
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href=""></a></p> Notwithstanding President Obama's denunciation ...

The Health-Care Bubble and My 5-Month-Old
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Back in 2005, my wife was wanting to buy a house. Renting was not helping us build equity. The market was soaring. "Get in or be shut out of ever owning a house" was the prevailing chatter. ...

The Consensus Problem
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

The folks at NPR's Planet Money podcast have already sort of repented for verbally badgering Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor and high government official who happens to be female, in <a title ...