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The current macro-economic situation of the United States

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Designing an Economy. Part II

This post is a draft. I’ll flesh it out as I have time. Feel free to comment on the draft. In part I of this…

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U.S. Energy Sources and Uses – 2020

The U.S. Energy Information Agency publishes an annual two-page report which shows what types of energy we use, and how we use it. This one…

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Designing an Economy. Part I

Definitions Let’s start by defining a few concepts. Purpose of an “Economy” The purpose of an economy is to provide our society with the things…

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A Beginning

I perceive our society’s two biggest challenges to be: Environment. Climate change is no longer “in the future”; it’s here. The question now is “who…

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