Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Wisdom of Recycling


Recycling is a basic function of the universe although we may not be aware of it. Examples are the circular movements of the planets, life and death, day and night, and the change of season and climate. It’s a natural … Continue reading

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Securitize Housing To Bubble


This essay is about how the securitization of mortgage loans by the big banks created the US housing bubble. The bubble eventually burst in 2008, and precipitated a worldwide recession. Of all the material investments, which one is considered the … Continue reading

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Back to Banking Basics


The two biggest economic disasters in this generation are caused by a banking crisis — the Great Depression of 1930s, and the current Great Recession since 2008. Although still recovering from the latter, we seem to have forgotten the lessons … Continue reading

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Wind Power Comes Of Age


According to the latest edition of Sierra Magazine (Mar/Apr 2013), wind power has finally made significant progress in the US energy mix. Up to the year 2000, total US wind power output had stayed unchanged around 25,000 megawatts. By 2012, … Continue reading

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