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“Shrinking” TVs

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by .

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I saw an interesting article from Yahoo/NY Times. I thought it was relevant for those out there buying new TVs wanting to get the most for their money. Apparently your TV might not be as big as you think; you’ll have to read the small print on the box. According to the article, TVs are measuring […]

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Brookings Take on the Financial Crisis

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by .

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Here’s a video from the Brookings Institution about the economic crisis.  I can’t say I agree with everything and I find the Cato videos to be more informative (call it bias).  I still thought it was worth watching.  Barry Bosworth is fiscal policy expert and worked in the Carter administration (his CV is available here). […]

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“Consumer Advocate” for the Credulous

Posted on 24. Dec, 2008 by .

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If you watch TV late at night or Saturday in the early afternoon, chances are you’ve come across Kevin Trudeau.  He’s been a fixture on the infomercial circuit for well over a decade.  His most recent offering is the book Debt Cures They Don’t Want You to Know About.  This follows a line of books about […]

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The Corporation: A “Business” Film Review

The Corporation: A “Business” Film Review

Posted on 11. Dec, 2008 by .

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I finally had the chance to watch the film The Corporation. The film centers on the evil committed by corporations as a way to show the failings of capitalism. I thought this film was relevant due to what’s happened over the last year and certainly some would be persuaded by the points made in the […]

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Buy More Stock

Posted on 08. Dec, 2008 by .

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Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, is putting his two cents in for us young folks to not only buy some stock, but even go into debt for it.  I’m not sure I’d got the debt route (maybe it’s a deep psychological issue from my childhood), but buying stock would be at the top of my list of […]

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