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Commentary, March, 19 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
So far I have sent out an economic vision and strategy commentary each of the past eight Sundays. I assumed we would quickly agree that we don't have but that we do very much need a shared economic vision, and that to get one we need to collective...
Commentary, March, 18 2000
Bonpane's ZSpace page
A few months ago I met with Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and he told me of his plans to formulate a Department of Peace for the United States Government. He now has a draft of a bill to establish such a department.
Commentary, March, 17 2000
Schechter's ZSpace page
As the story is told, it was a slow news day at NBC back in 1985 when staffers looked up at an incoming satellite feed on one of their many monitors. The newsroom fell silent as a parade of harrowing images from the dying fields of Ethiopia stream...
Commentary, March, 15 2000
Mokhiber's ZSpace page
Where does the vast wealth of the United States come from? It is hard to read the financial and popular press today without encountering stories that suggest the answer is the creativity of entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.
Graphic, March, 14 2000
Anderson's ZSpace page
pope, church, women clergy, apology, catholic
Commentary, March, 14 2000
Author's ZSpace page
We learn much from how we present our heroes. A few years ago, on Martin Luther King. Day, I was interviewed on CNN. So was Rosa Parks, by phone from Los Angeles. "We're very honored to have her," said the host. "Rosa Parks was the woman who would...
Commentary, March, 13 2000
Solomon's ZSpace page
What if a big restaurant chain announced that it was hiring a chief inspector -- and filled the job with the person who'd been in charge of the company's kitchens? We might roll our eyes if the incoming inspector proclaimed from the outset that th...
Commentary, March, 12 2000
Albert's ZSpace page
An economy needs some procedure for coordinating different workers' activities with one another and with the desires of consumers. The procedure, called economic allocation, determines how much of each input and output is used or produced, and whe...
Commentary, March, 11 2000
Gonsalves's ZSpace page
Thanks to the state department and our "adversarial" free press, even those who consider themselves well-informed about foreign policy have tremendous gaps in their knowledge when it comes to our policy in Iraq.
Commentary, March, 10 2000
Guellec's ZSpace page
Five of the world's 10 leading causes of disability are psychiatric depression, alcohol abuse, bipolar mood disorder, schizophrenia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. These disorders have genetic determinants and physical correlates. In the past ...