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The Death of Detroit and the decline of America’s common good

A solemn crowd gathers outside the Stock Exchange after the crash. 1929. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)      America has become ruled by love of gain greater than a love of wisdom. Detroit’s failure teaches us a lesson about the love of … Continue reading

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Economic indicators: Occupy Wall Street in context.

In considering the Occupy Wall Street movement and the economic arguments around it, I have been struck by the lack of historical analysis.  The arguments never seem to put the current economic crisis into a wider context either to understand … Continue reading

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