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History Part 3: 2012 & 2013

It’s hard to believe that the would-be Mayan apocalypse passed nearly four years ago. Here’s what happened in 2012 and 2013 in… The World   Population: 7.08 billion – 7.16 billion Population growth: 80 million Life expectancy: 71.0 years – … Continue reading

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Time – The Ultimate Perspective Check

Writing science fiction can be strange. There are many things the subconscious mind realizes that the conscious does not. Figuring out why something does not “feel right” can be an interesting process. What is the rational reason why this is … Continue reading

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Statistics They Don’t Show You: Productivity, Employment, and Wages

Recently, there’s been some controversy over claims that the American worker is being “exploited.” Many members of the public have opposed movements like Occupy which appear to have a sense of “entitlement.” The perception is that the protesters want “free … Continue reading

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How’s America Doing at “Equality of Opportunity?”

On this eve of an election year, there’s a topic I’d like to bring to everyone’s attention. We’re going to hear a lot of argument in the coming months about what is the best way to fix the economy. More … Continue reading

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