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A-tiskit, A-taskit

Oh Ohio! (Part 2)

“A-tisket, A-tasket, I lost my yellow basket. And if that girlie don't return it, don't know what I'll do” - Ella Fitzgerald (1938) About 33 miles east of Columbus in Newark,...
Are Your Employees Happy?

Wages and Voices

Dear Boss, Please accept this as my letter of resignation. I have come to the conclusion that I am ‘not a fit’ for the company. I know that you will...
A review of Puerto Rico’s history and current economic woes.

PUERTO RICO / PUERTO POBRE

    The denomination, Puerto Rico evokes a destination rife with abundance. By substituting, Pobre for Rico, it suggests a place of great need. Thus it is currently in...
Looking At Problems A Different Way

Downside Up!

"There are two ideas of government. There are those who believe that if you just legislate to make the well-to-do prosperous, that their prosperity will leak through on those below....
Cost Of Living Allowance

C.O.L.A.

    No not Coca Cola. No not Cola Coka. If you've never heard of Coca, look it up. It used to be, many, many decades ago, as an...

Inequality: Fantasy versus reality

JDN 2457326 This video is instructive, not as a serious economic policy argument, but as a glimpse into the thought processes of people who support conservative economic policies. It...
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A-tiskit, A-taskit

Oh Ohio! (Part 2)

“A-tisket, A-tasket, I lost my yellow basket. And if that girlie don't return it, don't know what I'll do” - Ella Fitzgerald (1938) About 33 miles east of Columbus in Newark, Ohio, sits an empty basket. Tami Longaberger, whose father founded the Longaberger Company, an Ohio-based manufacturer of hand-made goods for the home, lost her yellow basket while leaving the city of Newark holding the bag. (You may remember her from 2005, when George W. Bush appointed her chair of the National Women’s Business Council, or from Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign as co-chair of “Ohio Women for Mitt”.) The direct-sales...
Looking At Problems A Different Way

Downside Up!

A review of Puerto Rico’s history and current economic woes.

PUERTO RICO / PUERTO POBRE

A-tiskit, A-taskit

Oh Ohio! (Part 2)

“A-tisket, A-tasket, I lost my yellow basket. And if that girlie don't return it, don't know what I'll do” - Ella Fitzgerald (1938) About 33 miles east of Columbus in Newark, Ohio, sits an empty basket. Tami Longaberger, whose father founded...
Are Your Employees Happy?

Wages and Voices

Dear Boss, Please accept this as my letter of resignation. I have come to the conclusion that I am ‘not a fit’ for the company. I know that you will file this letter in my file which will then be...