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New Year's Reversolutions for 2018

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 2, 2018

For nine years now, I have been posting a list of New Years anti-resolutions, as a light-hearted look at what I think other people should stop doing. Industry analysts are more...

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Do Dreams Control You or Do You Control Your Dreams?

by Andrew White  |  May 3, 2017

So I woke up this morning with a bad back - you know - one of those aching pains in my lower right back, off toward the hip.  It is...

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Book Review: Strategy in the American War of Independence

by Andrew White  |  May 1, 2017

Book Review: Strategy in the American War of Independence, edited by Donald Stoker and others, 2010, Routledge. This excellent set of short but focused studies looks at the Revolutionary War...

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When Asking the Wrong Question Ruins the Data

by Andrew White  |  April 14, 2017

An articles headline in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal would make my oldest son happy.  It reads, "Study Tells College Students to Sleep Late."  He and...

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Book Review: Matriarch – Queen Mary and the House of Windsor

by Andrew White  |  March 10, 2017

Matriarch – Queen Mary and the House of Windsor, Anne Edwards, Rowman and Littlefield, 1984 After falling in love with the Netflix series The Crown, I was compelled to find...

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Book Review: Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit

by Andrew White  |  March 3, 2017

Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit, Craig Oliver, Hodder and Stoughton, 2016 Craig Oliver was the Director of Politics and Communications for David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party...

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US Government Driving bubble in Education Loan Scheme – oops.

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2014

I admit it, and if you read my blog, you know it.  I am more of an equal opportunity guy than an equal outcome guy.  I suspect President Obama is...

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Economics Minute #1 - Growth or Re-distribution of a smaller pie - which is best?

by Andrew White  |  April 15, 2014

In Friday's US print edition of the Financial Times there was an article titled, "American subprime lending back on the road".  In a nutshell, the article highlights how the financial...

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The American Dream is Alive - But is not Kicking Far Enough

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2014

There was an article in the US print edition of the Wall Street journal Thursday last.  I read it and was almost moved to blog about it.  Instead apathy took...

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In pursuit of the politics and paradox of poverty

by Andrew White  |  January 22, 2014

I blogged the other day on the politics and paradox of poverty.  In a nutshell the analytic used to report on poverty levels in he USA are, to put it...

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