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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

April 14, 2015


That politician has a nice smile, and an easy-going nature. I bet they are moderate – just like me. We could have a light-hearted chat about a water-cooler topic and then grab a beer to discuss our favorite sports team. They can’t support extreme policies… just listen to their mellifluous voice and personable demeanor. This […]

Being born rounding third base is bad for society’s future

December 8, 2012


Paul Krugman has a great post today about the effect wealth has and will have on the manufacturing sector, and more broadly, society. This article raises some fascinating questions about the persistence of a college premium, inheriting wealth and wealth inequality. Catherine Ramp-ell and Nick Wingfield write about the growing evidence for “reshoring” of manufacturing […]