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Solutions Abound–on the Local Level

Those looking for centralized solutions to healthcare, jobs and other “macro-problems” will suffer inevitable disappointment. The era in which further centralization provided the “solution” has passed: additional centralization (Medicare for All, No Child Left Behind, federal job training, Universal Basic … Continue reading

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Will Tax Cuts and More Federal Borrowing/Spending Fix What’s Broken?

Not to rain on the new administration’s parade, but one question needs to be asked of any new administration: will tax cuts and more federal borrowing/ spending fix what’s broken in the U.S./global economy? The short answer: if tax cuts … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Solutions, Not Fake Fixes

Since the status quo has no workable Plan B to “growth” in an economy in which household incomes have declined 8.5% in a supposedly expanding economy, real solutions must arise outside the status quo. It’s a lot easier to talk … Continue reading

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Solutions Start with Innovation and Transparency

Innovation is selectively restrained in systems controlled by vested interests. Just as everyone supports “solutions” until the solutions crush their share of the swag, everybody supports innovation and transparency (IT) until IT disrupts their share of the swag. Then they … Continue reading

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You Want a Solution? Try Not to Get Hurt When It Collapses, Then Start Over

Once the deadwood piles high enough, the random lightning strike ignites a fire so fast-moving and so hot that it cannot be suppressed, and the entire financial system burns to the ground. In discussing our broken healthcare system with a … Continue reading

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Want to Fix Income/Wealth Inequality? Here’s How

There is nothing fancy about these three solutions. I have covered rising income/wealth inequality for many years in dozens of entries. Since Thomas Piketty’s new book has catapulted the topic into the media spotlight, it’s a good time to list solutions … Continue reading

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