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Why Popes & their Managerial Style Matters

Everyone remembers the destitute attitude consuming the United States immediately before the election of Reagan in November of 1979.  For those too young to remember, it was the perfect embodiment of the ‘END’ of Western Civilization. Jimmy Carter became like … Continue reading

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Benghazi & How Ideology Blinds

Some years ago I spent time with a Catholic Priest who is Pastor of a Parish in an affluent Westchester County neighborhood; who explained to me his experience of living through the terror attacks that rocked the entire Near East … Continue reading

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Structural Unemployment: The New Reality

Other than George Orwell, I can only think of two men who engagingly wrote about the social impact of superior technology on permanent unemployment:  Milton Friedman & Peter Drucker.  Dr. Drucker is a far more sophisticaed realist than the arcane … Continue reading

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The Moral Vision That Permeates Success

John Garvey is the President of Catholic University in Washington D.C. Recently he revealed a bit of moral wisdom and in so doing confirmed the moral Tradition beginning with the Pre-Socratics through contemporary ethical theory. Garvey wrote that he firmly … Continue reading

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Our Post-Industrialist Economy & The Return Of Marx

Richard Florida is the director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, Canada.  He recently released ‘The Great Reset:  How New Ways Of Living And Working Drive Post Crash Prosperity”.  He is a student of the late … Continue reading

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Cyril Northcote Parkinson: A Guru For Financial Goverance

Very few writers ever acclaim the status of Cyril Northcote Parkinson.  Born in 1909 and died in 1993, he befriended most of the great literary and military persons of the British Empire, wrote both Naval and Political treaties that remain … Continue reading

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Clausewitz vs. Sun-Tzu: Money Is A Weapon!

With the arrival of decentralized (personal) electronic media, fiat (paper) money is losing its worth as a store of value.  Contemporary markets have recognized that our devalued currency is being replaced by value in commodities. The internet has introduced a … Continue reading

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