Archives for May 2012

The Economic ‘A-Bomb’

I was recently talking with some friends about the economic headlines streaming out of Europe.  Since my friends aren’t really followers of economic and political trends, there was a sense of puzzlement when the word “austerity” came up. Their reaction, “What does that mean, exactly?” Interestingly, the puzzling looks continue to crop up more and […]

Greek Lessons in Economic Alternatives— Hope for the West?

If you look beyond the surface of the global financial crises — beyond what the mainstream media feeds us — you will truly begin to see the magnitude of the current dilemma. The troubles in Greece seem a world away … but in reality, they are much closer to home than any of us realize. […]