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A Closer Look at History: What Causes Corruption?

With Greece remaining a major issue of our time – and a possible predictor of the behavior of governments around the globe – the question of what causes corruption has become very important. We are accustomed of thinking of corruption … Continue reading

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History Lessons Part I – The Last 6 Months

We’ll start our story of the Universe like any good movie director; as close to the end of the story as possible. So without further ado, let’s find some creative ways to look at what’s been going on in the … 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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Occupy Wall Street: What is it, Really, and Who Should Be Opposed?

Goodness knows we’ve heard enough about Occupy Wall Street this year. Protest, in America and around the world, has been so prevalent that Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2011 was the protester. But what is Occupy Wall Street, … Continue reading

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