On the Occupy Wall Street (and Everywhere Else) Movement

I've been asked what I think of the Occupy Wall Street Movements.  I say it's about d*** time.  The anger and discontentment that the movement has tapped into is real and has been building for a long time.  The mass numbers of people - like say the 99%  - have good reasons to be angry. … Continue reading On the Occupy Wall Street (and Everywhere Else) Movement

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I hope you've missed me.  I missed writing for you.  A combination of a cold, increased responsibilities at school, and a five days of travel-conference have kept me away from the keyboard.   So once again I try to keep it going regularly.  We'll see. Meanwhile, a nugget of wisdom for all those who wonder … Continue reading Back

Too Big to Fail Should Be Too Big to Exist

Against Monopoly has a great graphic that shows a big part of the problem with our financial sector and our economy. The four banks shown above are the four largest banks in the U.S.: JP Morgan Chase, Citi, BofA, and Wells Fargo.  Together they dominate the financial industry. If you add in Goldman Sachs and … Continue reading Too Big to Fail Should Be Too Big to Exist