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January 2009 entries:

Is the Internet Really Free?
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Friday Quiz: The Fortunate 400
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Endgame 8: Energy, Debt and Bonds
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Endgame 7: The Dollar, Bad Money and Purchasing Power
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Endgame 6: Housing As Shelter, Not Speculation
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Endgame 5: Maintaining a Facade of "Free Market Capitalism"
(January 26, 2009)

Rethinking Nuclear Power
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Friday Quiz: How Much Gold Does the U.S. Government Own?
(January 23, 2009)

Endgame 4: Agriculture, Resource Extraction and Famine
(January 22, 2009)

Endgame 3: The End of (Paying) Work
(January 21, 2009)

Endgame 2: The Injury Analogy
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Endgame 1: Chess and Taxes
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More on Feedback-Free Regulatory Structures
(January 17, 2009)

Content and the Media: Be Careful What You Wish For
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The U.S. Economy: Increasingly Marginal Returns
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Innovation Comes in Many Forms
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Introducing Denial Journal
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A Chartist Speculation: DJIA and Bank of America
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Status Report on this Site
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Trends for 2009: Solutions Abound--On the Micro-Scale
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Trends for 2009: "Same Old, Same Old:" Borrow and Spend, Until We Can't
(January 8, 2009)

Trends for 2009: "Voluntary Poverty"
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Trends for 2009: Discussion Begins on Means Testing and Rationing of Entitlements
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Trends for 2009: Generational Optimism
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