Greedy Guts Itself: The Tag Team Match

Well Greed Guts are now into round 4 of the debacle – the Tag Team Match known as the Blame Game: See You in Court. It will not be pretty if the New York Times and/or The Economist are right…

Tata’s Nano

I have been arguing that US Executives have been missing a)world market opportunities and b)have become too reliant on the fact that North America’s 4% of the World’s population will continue to account for 20-25% of the World’s consumption. I…

Democracy “Fever”

The ill-fated Iraq incursion and subsequent fiasco may be the source of more widespread problems than instability in the Mid East. Remember the neoconservatives (take a look here for a caustic appraisal of US neoconservatives)were promising that preventitive incursions like…

Newspapers Salvation ?

A few years ago with Craigslist.org gutting every city newspaper’s classified ad section with its free ads, the writing was on the wall for newsprint: down and out in “know” time. Everybody knew that Web Triumphant would prevail. Well not…

Detroit Fumbles

I am a hopeless  Detroit Lions football fan. This tortured allegiance goes way back to before  Barry Sanders and even the Bobby Layne eras. So in time it twinkles back to the high-fin Detroit cars of the 1950’s. Now any…

Economic Populism References

Globalization and widening income inequality/disparity in the US appear to be driving events in the US Presidential election. Lest the debate get lost in shades of gray or deliberate ambiguities let me offer a list of helpful and clear writing…

Bank of America?

Bank of America is buying Countrywide Financial – chief instigators of the subprime mess that is wracking  the US and World Financial markets. Countrywide according to several reports was on the verge of bankruptcy. Why should Bank of America buy…

Moral Hazard:Fed to the Rescue Again

The Fed is to the rescue again of supposedly the economy in general but some would argue Fed Chairman Bernanke and company are  rescuing the Greedy-Guts-Itself US Financial Industry. And there is strong evidence from the Federal Reserve Board itself…

Flash Paper

Flash Paper is technology by Adobe by way of Macromedia, it puts eBooks to shame. It comes free with Adobe Contribute product and it has the virtue of being so easy to use – you just print to Flash Paper…

The Politics of Fear

Newsweek and Sharon Begley have done a masterful job of exposing the nature of Fear and how it effects people during decision making. But Sharon has a tighter purpose in writing this science piece, she is applying it to the…

Its the Economy Stupid

The upcoming US election has been predicated on two major issues: the Iraq War and the dissipation of American power and influence over the past seven years. The recent assassination of Benazir Bhutto has apparently escalated this issue back to…