Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama, Overtime and Saez-Piketty

Obama’s new overtime rules will change business practice. What does they speak to: injustice, inequality or something else? The July 1, 2015 New York Times Business section carried an analysis by Noam Scheiber on proposed new Overtime rules, Obama Overtime … Continue reading

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Economics can never be right Pt-2

Is Economics Science?  Are Economists Scientists?  The war continues The long anticipated Pro/Con letters in the NYT were published and no one’s mind was changed. Harvard Nobel laureate in Economics, Dr. Eric Maskin, had written a challenge letter last week affirming that … Continue reading

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How and When Should Science be Supported?

The US threatens to terminate scientific research because of a man-made “fiscal cliff.”  We should intensify our support, not eliminate it. The previous LastTechAge post  brought up the issues that Americans are within days of potentially wiping out our unmatched … Continue reading

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