Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tax Cuts and Jobs


In the current US presidential election, the issue of tax cuts comes up again as a political agenda. The reason presented for tax cuts is none other than the creation of more jobs. How important is the linkage between tax … Continue reading

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Solar Panel on Every Roof?


During the early 1980s when Steve Jobs talked about “a computer in the hands of everyday people”, many experts in the industry thought that the kid was crazy. Yet, Job’s vision is confirmed by history today. What made the personal … Continue reading

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Conservation in a Culture of Waste


I lived in Hong Kong when I was a teenager. I was accustomed to water shortage and rationing. This small territory had no underground water and must rely on either rain or imports from China. A severe drought in the … Continue reading

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How Big A Government Do We Want?


In the current presidential election of 2012, the American people are presented with two distinct choices as to how much government they want. Traditionally, the Democratic Party argues for more while the Republican Party for less. It’s not easy for … Continue reading

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Class Warfare in America: The Big Losers


In my previous essay, I talked about the big winners of the class warfare in America. Before I focus on the big losers, let me ask why the big winners manage to get what they want so easily. The answer … Continue reading

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Class Warfare in America: The Big Winners


Wherever there are people, there is class warfare even though we don’t want to think it exists. It is a result of human instincts to grab a bigger share of money or natural resources. Class warfare exists within a country … Continue reading

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