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The “Job Creator” Myth

Quick – which came first: economies or wealthy elites? I raised this question because some politicians have a passion for referring to the wealthy as “job creators” – inferring that the well-being of the economy is tied to the well-being … Continue reading


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Money Can’t Buy Me Art

When you see how expensive some works of art are today, it may seem illogical to say that “money can’t buy me art.” After all, a painting by Gustav Klimt sold a few years ago for $135 million. But according … Continue reading

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A Whole Earth Approach to Economic Growth

Happy Earth Day! Actually, I suspect this isn’t such a happy day in some quarters. It is taken as a given by some businessmen, politicians and pundits that environmental concerns exist in a zero-sum relationship with economic growth. Their thinking … Continue reading

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