Monthly Archives: April 2016

This is What Box Car Republicanism Would Look Like

Those planning to Abstain for Trump in the November 2016 US Presidential Election would do well to consider this powerful photo of what Box Car transportation looks like. It was taken in April, 1945 by Major Clarence Benjamin and shows … Continue reading

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Growing Conflict as We Age Between the World and Our Neural Plasticity

I was doing some work on life stages, using the insights of Brian Wexler’s fine book Brain and Culture, and dreamed up this diagram that captures seven life stages in the context of a rapidly changing world what I represent … Continue reading

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Economics 101: Our Top Conflict Tips

I thought it would be fun to post my own Top conflict tips on economics: All Economics is Political Economics: there is no value-free unpolitical economics, so best to surface all political assumptions right at the start and ask who … Continue reading

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Hope 101 by Peter Radford

Good post in Real World Economics this morning from Peter Radford (an economist): fundamental rule in studying economics: never do it without studying economic history. from Real World Economics: Hope 101? April 23, 2016 from Peter Radford “A nice way … Continue reading

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Isaiah Berlin’s (1909-1997) Top Ten Conflict Tips

I thought it time to add one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips from the British Philosopher Isaiah Berlin Both liberty and equality are among the primary goals pursued by human beings throughout many centuries; but total liberty for wolves … Continue reading

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Being Right: Isaiah Berlin (1909-1997)

“Few things have done more harm than the belief on the part of individuals or groups (or tribes, or states or nations or churches) that he or she are in sole possession of the truth, especially about how to live, … Continue reading

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Why Did No One See It Coming?

Great article in Real World Economics by Asad Zaman: In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC 2007), the Queen of England asked academics at the London School of Economics why no one saw it coming. The US Congress … Continue reading

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