Unlikely data

I don’t see any need to know these things: If the US Fed­er­al debt of $8 tril­lion or so were paid in dol­lar bills the height of the pile would reach to the m...

Invisible magic

The hall­mark of glob­al eco­nom­ic inte­gra­tion is the smear­ing of ori­gin. Most of the inter­est­ing things we import com­prise com­po­nent parts or oth­er ...

Reading on climate

Debate about glob­al warm­ing is grub­by because there are so many un-acknowl­edged pri­vate agen­das run­ning just below the sur­face. Many par­tic­i­pants in ...