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Dismal Science
Dismal Science
by | Jan 20, 2023

Let’s be polite and call Al Gore’s recent remarks “colorful.”  As the former vice president addressed the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, he seemed to have tumbled off an Alp and into the deep end of Lake Davos. Gore spoke…

by | Dec 21, 2022

BlackRock, a premier investment manager committed to so-called environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, faces a rocky end to a rocky year. This month, the state treasurer of North Carolina requested CEO Larry Fink’s resignation and, to make matters worse,…

by and | Nov 14, 2022

Despite growing opposition to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investment practices, government agencies are colluding with Big Business to mandate the assessment of climate change risk in financial investments. The Federal Reserve Board recently announced a partnership with the nation’s…

by | Oct 17, 2022

The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scoring system is undergoing intense scrutiny. It also has become quite a political football, with conservative governors, attorneys general, and other officials pushing back against the movement while progressive politicians argue that ESG needs…

by | Aug 29, 2022

Spectacularly awful. Brazenly corrupt. Dangerously destructive. Unconscionably unfair. Unconstitutional. Immoral. Grotesque. These are some of my considered reactions to President Joe Biden’s imperial decision to cancel hundreds of billions of dollars (so far) of college debt owed to Uncle Sam…

by | Aug 1, 2022

The folly of the Biden administration’s recently announced “Inflation Reduction Act” recalls Orwellian slogans such as “Slavery is Freedom.” The plan will throw fuel on the flames of stagflation while accelerating environmental deterioration. The act would raise an estimated $739…

by | Jul 30, 2022

“Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.” – John Adams The Biden administration has mastered sophistry, the use of ostensibly logical but erroneous arguments that are intended to…

by | Jul 22, 2022

Record inflation that’s forcing us to reconsider a diet of fried bugs and seaweed. Gas prices that are compelling BMW owners to don roller skates. And housing costs that make owning a modest bungalow seem as impossible a dream as…

by | Jul 14, 2022

Cryptomania has been riven by fear, doubt, and economic reality. Investors and entrepreneurs envisioned cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance as the revolution that would upend reigning payment systems like Mastercard, Visa, PayPal, Western Union, Swift, fiat currencies, and traditional financial intermediaries….

by | Jun 15, 2022

If you’re primarily a medical/science writer who reads copious amounts of news articles daily, at least once a week you’ll read headlines proclaiming that cancer has been cured. Well, in rodents. But lo! Now wherever you live in the world,…

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