Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?

 Posted by on 2016-11-16 at 01:34  business, donald trump, economic policy, economic theory, economics, Economy, election 2016, globalization, News, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?
Nov 162016
 

In the first part of this article, “The Five Whys Of The Trump Surprise,” I argued that the root cause of Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential election was economic: too many Americans – particularly white Americans in rural areas– have been left

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Megacities not nations are the worlds dominant enduring social structures

 Posted by on 2016-04-20 at 21:37  economic policy, economic theory, economics, Economy, map, maps, Politics, Reblog, travel, urbanism  Comments Off on Megacities not nations are the worlds dominant enduring social structures
Apr 202016
 

Cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have presided. Today cities have become the world’s dominant demographic and economic clusters.

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Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise

 Posted by on 2016-04-06 at 21:13  business, economic policy, economic theory, economics, Economy, energy, oil, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise
Apr 062016
 

I follow oil pretty closely given our exposure. As such, I get frustrated with many press and news show accounts of the commodity. It gets worse when the pundits and writers should know better.

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Will capitalism survive the robot revolution?

 Posted by on 2016-03-29 at 20:30  capitalism, economic theory, economics, Economy, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Will capitalism survive the robot revolution?
Mar 292016
 

  
Economic experts are trying to figure out a question that just two decades ago seemed ridiculous: If 90 percent of human jobs are replaced by robots in the next 50 years — something now considered plausible — is capitalism still the ideal economic system to champion? No one is certain about t

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