Tag Archives: growth

Endless Growth

Two months ago my post discussed one of the major failings of economic analysis and media coverage in the United States: The reverential myth of the powerful leader. By itself, that tendency has created dangerous misinterpretations of economic and regulatory … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter of the Economy

The collapse of the housing and credit markets and the derivatives industry that fed on both of them resulted in the worst global economic crisis since the 1930’s. It has eased up somewhat in the past two years in the … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Sociocultural | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Winter of the Economy

Fall of the Economy

The more I hear people talk about the most recent recession, the one that we have supposedly put behind us, the more I realize that many people who should know better are blinded by ideology. When looking at that 2007 … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Sociocultural | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fall of the Economy

Economy and Plutocracy

The United States is recovering from the 2008 recession, a massive dislocation which was the worst economic disaster in more than 70 years. It could have been worse, but the federal government acted rapidly. There have been signs of improvement. … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Economy and Plutocracy