The media covers “newsworthy” energy events but does not offer a comprehensive picture of the global situation and where the US fits in it. This article reviews and refutes (with facts) some of the most commonly-held beliefs.
The Eurozone is a collection of disparate nations using one currency – the Euro. It is a mistake to look at them as a single entity. In this article, I break them into 5 groups.
The article looks back at the Iraq War: the objectives, costs in lives and money, and results. Nothing went well, and that is putting it mildly. To avoid such foolish wars in the future, the US should reestablish military conscription.
Income inequality is growing. There many theories on why this is happening. This article focuses on the primary reason – labor saving information technologies.
The Afghan and Iraq wars should not be forgotten. There are important lessons to be learned from each. In this, the first of a 2-part series, I review the Afghan war – why the US went in and the outcome.