Tag Archives: beliefs

Consuming the Earth

Evidence is accumulating that human society as it currently operates is not sustainable. However, untangling just what is unsustainable about how humans live on Earth is very complex and therefore attracts more beliefs than data. Leftists complain that capitalism is … Continue reading

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Who's the Culprit? Nearly everyone.

It seems to be a human trait to expect and to seek out singular causes of complex social phenomena. The credit crunch is a case in point. It has been variously blamed on Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Phil Gramm, Fernand … Continue reading

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Ranting Rightists

In the later morning of March 6, 2009 CNBC commentator Lawrence Kudlow went off—again—on his favorite rant. President Obama is driving down the stock market and harming the economy by taxing capital. Capital formation will be harmed, Kudlow averred, as … Continue reading

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