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Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, 2012 The book applies insights from institutional economics, development economics and economic history to understand why nations develop differently, with some succeeding in the … Continue reading

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The Feminist and the Cowboy

The Feminist and the Cowboy Initially, I liked the memoir by Alisa Valdez entitled The Feminist and the Cowboy.  It reminded me of my own relationship—although minus the drama.  I related to Valdez being a Feminist like myself.   Like Alisa … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius tells Brutus in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. Cassius is urging his friend into action, telling him that there … Continue reading

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Walking Metaphors

September 3, 2014 Moral Molasses is the title of a blog on The Walking Dead by Steven Scholzman in 2011. Though it was primarily about Season 2, it still holds true for Season 4. Perhaps more so. He asserts that … Continue reading

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