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The Nexus Effect

Wall Street.  Main Street.  Politicians.  The Middle Class.    Us.  Them.  Watching the financial turmoil unfold in the markets, the anger and finger pointing over who is to blame, I’m reminded of Einstein’s advice that “No problem can be solved … READ MORE

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Tragedy of the Commons for Blog Action Day 2008

As I reflected on various crises faced by humans these days, whether it’s the global financial crisis or climate change, I was reminded of an article published in Science in 1968 by biologist, Garrett Hardin. The article, “The Tragedy of … READ MORE

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Reflections on Poverty for Blog Action Day 2008

Today is the day I am supposed to write a blog about poverty.  I can get down to it now, since just yesterday I finally finished getting all my taxes done.  2005, 2006, 2007.  I had gotten behind in 1991 … READ MORE

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