Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Dirty Dozen


The Climate Accountability Institute in Colorado has recently provided a different angle on air pollution. Instead of mentioning the top polluting countries, they give an account of the world’s top carbon-producing companies, of which the first twelve are called the … Continue reading

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Playing Stocks in a Slow Economy


In a slow economy such as in the US at present, the stock market behaves in a characteristic fashion as follows: The volumes of stocks traded are usually medium to low. Because disposable incomes remain stagnant, public participation remains at … Continue reading

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The Crowds in China


I visited China twice, the first time in December 1985, and recently in June 2014. The vast and deep changes overwhelmed me. It was like compressing a century of development into 30 years. My biggest impressions are: crowds everywhere in … Continue reading

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