Notebook in a Nutshell

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A sampling of miscellaneous posts

Newconomics, Revised

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With all due respect for Karl Marx and Adam Smith, a suitable economic system for today’s world, cannot be found anywhere along the socialist-capitalist axis. An entirely new system, engineered from scratch, is called for.

Eradicating Poverty, Part 1

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The purpose of this essay is to show, first, how disadvantageous poverty is for all Americans and, second, how it might be gotten rid of once and for all.

Eradicating Poverty, Part 2

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The role of government, non-profits, and corporations in the eradication effort.

Eradicating Poverty, Part 3

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Six specific recommendations for meeting the needs of the poor without going broke.

Newconomics Continued

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Frequently Asked Questions. (Or, more accurately, if any questions had been asked, these would likely have been the more frequently raised.)


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A proposal for a workable economic system radically different than anything tried along the communist-capitalist continuum.

Empower the Unemployed

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A new, short-lived form of corporation would give the unemployed an opportunity to rejoin the commercial world.

Forecast: Moderate Chance for Rockslides

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Be prepared to flee indoors.

Rich Man, Poor Man

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A few modest suggestions designed to eliminate income disparity, class envy, street violence, revolutions and other disagreeable features of our economic system.

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