Category Archives: Economics
Having seen that cute animation about “the quantitative easing”, I just had to give it a shot. So I went to XtraNormal.com, signed up, and the content grew out of the limited selection of settings and characters I could use … Continue reading
I bumped into this at zerohedge.com and have to share. Nigel Farage, British MP and leader of the UK Independence Party, tells it like it is to the bozos who just don’t get it at the EU. I have spent … Continue reading
I have been watching an excellent set of interviews on a website called Uncommon Knowledge, conducted by Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institute at Stanford University. Focussing on economics and current world affairs, the quality of the interviewees is astonishing. … Continue reading
There is a “consensus opinion” – if that term still has any validity post-ClimateGate – that the booming Chinese economy is going to pull the world out of the second dip in our current global economic maelstrom. One scoop or … Continue reading
Max Keiser offers up a very different world view than you’ll get on any of the major media. So does Alex Jones at InfoWars (!). The combination has recently proven explosive. A quick googling just now for the exact phrase … Continue reading
This is both funny and informative: note: a tiny bit of bad language, but inconsequential
I have written about money, trying to make it understandable to folks. I hope I succeeded, have a look and let me know. John Mauldin publishes a weekly email, and it is well worth reading. John’s independent thinking and writing, … Continue reading
Milton Freedman defending self interest in the 1970’s. What was true then is even more apparently true now, and the question of who rewards virtue is key.
The following article projecting Canadian Federal debt and deficits as a fraction of GDP appeared in Feb 2010 here. I want to keep tabs, remember the forecasts, so that we might check their math later. The implicit assumption is a … Continue reading
My younger brother has a marvelous, beautiful young child, and through some osmotic process that I don’t understand, came to understand some things earlier than I, despite his being four years my junior. Better late than never.