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Oil Prices Lead to Hard Financial Limits

We live in a finite world. ¬†Clearly, a finite world has limits of many kinds. Yet economists¬†and other researchers use models that assume that these limits are unimportant for the foreseeable future. They have certainly not stopped to think that … Continue reading

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2013: Beginning of Long-Term Recession?

We have been hearing a lot about escaping the fiscal cliff, but our problem isn’t solved. The fixes to date have been partial and temporary. There are many painful decisions ahead. Based on what I can see, the most likely … Continue reading

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