Goodbye to the Value Subtracting “Finance Economy”

Happy End of 2008! As we pounded the year into oblivion, many of my  favorite blogs flogged the predictions for 2009. Normally, next-year predictions are a yawning so-what. Given the palpable trepidation in the cultural climate though, more attention than usual has been brought to bear.

See, for example, the collection at Depression2.TV (as in, . . . → Read More: Goodbye to the Value Subtracting “Finance Economy”

A Note on New Year’s Socionomics

Bob Jacobson (Total Experience blog) recently posted about the Madoff scandal, and I quote:

“In every culture, the battle of the classes is so intense it overwhelms ethical considerations. Every apparent ally is lauded by those who constitute the culture’s moneyed class — and when the fraud betrays the . . . → Read More: A Note on New Year’s Socionomics