Monthly Archives: October 2013

FACTS AND FALLACIES

 by Lipton Matthews Elections are won on waves of populism and not substantial messages. I t easier to  appeal to the emotions of voters than to challenge them intellectually. Furthermore, most prospective voters don’t usually care about long term solutions, … Continue reading

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This Isn’t Capitalism — It’s Growthism, And It’s Bad For Us

An Article From the Harvard Business Review     by Umair Haque http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/10/this-isnt-capitalism-its-growthism-and-its-bad-for-us/?utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet&utm_campaign=Socialflow You know the alien cults that announce to their followers that next year, on October 28th, at precisely 4:05 pm, the master race will arrive, and save … Continue reading

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THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF MONEY

This series of videos on economics, monetary policy and finance are thought provoking and based on sound fundamental principles. Mike Maloney tells us that educating ourselves about money and finance is the greatest investment we could ever make. He gives … Continue reading

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Broke US Resumes Spending

An Article from Townhall.com http://townhall.com/columnists/johnstossel/2013/10/23/broke-us-resumes-spending-n1730188/page/full Fact: Every empire (a subjective term, but you get what I mean) in recorded history has collapsed. Fact: The reason for every empire’s decline has been the result of attempts to expand and maintain said … Continue reading

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PAUL BOGLE – NATIONAL HERO (and ORIGINAL DON?)

by Cato Rand The celebration of National Heroʼs Day has prompted me to do some research on Paul Bogle – appointed one of our countryʼs first five national heroes appointed after the National Honours and Awards Act was established in … Continue reading

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Mind Your Manners Unions

by Lipton Matthews Businesses exist to maximize profits, therefore in order to achieve greater levels of efficiency, private enterprises will seek to retool and invest in cost saving initiatives. However, Jamaicans do not seem to understand this concept, because of … Continue reading

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What makes entrepreneurs succeed?

Originally posted on How to be Profitable and Moral: A Rational Egoist Approach to Business:
Last week, I attended the 20th Entrepreneur of the Year gala, organized by Ernst & Young to recognize successful Canadian entrepreneurs in the Prairies region.…

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