Module 24 : Grandpa’s Ethics

On the horizon…our challenge is to reclaim…not just economic principles associated with Adam Smith…but the moral spirit associated with him…as well.  Actually…Smith’s economics looked quite different from what…typically…the public expects of economists…today.  He was a moral philosopher…whose principal ambition was to ask and answer questions about so-called “right action.”  What should individuals and families do?  […]

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Module 23 : Here Comes Automation…Again

Its challenges have dogged the economy throughout the post-World War II era but in each decade the U.S. managed to adapt – to reinvent itself economically, even by absorbing some of automation’s darkest impacts. That is until now. Actually, the automation story began over two centuries ago in Great Britain shortly after the inking of […]

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Module 22 : Short Terming With Jeremy and Donald

Adam…next addresses his zombie colleagues…Jeremy and Joan…as the three-some winds up its visit to the thought-provoking public library in the Great Salty City.  However, little could Smith know…during the break…Robinson…on the spot…excoriated a roomful of liberal political operatives…..

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