Tip 26: Capitalism is Failing, June 9, 2019

These words, from center-left Brookings scholar Richard Reeves.  Among experts, he’s far from alone regarding concern, even pessimism. Why so? Do you remember the Great American Dream?  It used to be the notion that each generation would live better than any generation that had gone before.  But it now appears to be in intensive care. […]

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Weekly Tip 02: Pay Attention to Technology, Globalization and “I’ve Got to Have it Now, September 1, 2018

According to New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman these three “climate changes” aren’t really about the weather.  Instead, they describe enormous societal “earthquakes” now changing the very nature of work: technology, globalization and “tomorrow won’t do, I’ve got to have it now.” Learn more at: Why Are So Many Political Parties Blowing Up? – […]

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Module 27 : Who Caused the Great Recession?

This episode begins with Adam Smith placing a call to fellow zombie economist Jeremy Bentham…now residing in Truthiness City.  Bentham…wary of liberals…had accepted part-time work at the university there…creating 18th Century rebuttals to liberal dogmas about what’s happenin’ now.  But…with demand waning for his own dogma…Bentham more recently downsized to a mundane job…complete with billboard […]

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Module 18 : Summing Up: At the Public Library in the Great Salt City

We rejoin our unpredictable zombies…Adam, Joan and Jeremy…as they make their ways from a mash-up-type yule celebration in the Great Salty City.  Tragically, however, Bentham punched Smith, allegedly over ideological differences…in front of the crèche overlooking Temple Square.  Now, Robinson assumes the role of peacemaker with her male colleagues…..

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