Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Road to Oblivion

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Stalled on I-40           It was August of 2003, and my family and I were on a trip to Phoenix, driving across northern Arizona on I-40.  We had met Skip and Liz in Holbrook … Continue reading

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Big Numbers

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Trillions of Debt: A new Perspective on the magnitudes involved in inequality and debt. How Much Is a Trillion Dollars: Conceiving of this huge number in spacial terms. A Thousand Times Worse: Looking at some … Continue reading

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War and the Military

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) The Iraq War – Worth It? To Whom?:  As U.S. combat troops leave Iraq at the end of 2011, a sobering assessment of the harmfulness and pointlessness of war. The Reagan Destroyed the USSR … Continue reading

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Site Bites

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) _______________ We’re not just aiming to inform the public about important economic issues, WE’RE ALSO PREACHING TO THE CHOIR.   Most people (including moderates and progressives) are unaware of the vast increase in inequality of incomes … Continue reading

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Education

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Paul Krugman’s Failure of Nerve – The noteworthy economist missed an important teachable moment in connection with the religious right’s opposition to education. The Divided States of Christian America? – In the Supreme Court’s 2001 Good News Club decision … Continue reading

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