Gongol.com Archives: January 2016
These people are human beings first, regardless of where they live, what language they speak, or how they look. Once we adopt that stance, we need to empathize: What would we want others to do for us if we were in their shoes?
Mutual understanding and acceptance across cultures and religions would be ideal, but if we can't have that, we should at least insist on tolerance
Al Gore cashed out on Current TV at a good time, it would appear
A sterling example of using technology to make lives better
This is the kind of wonky bit of economic data that escapes attention from just about anyone -- but it's an important warning signal. If productive capacity isn't being used, the next question is whether inventories are rising. If both are happening, then stuff simply isn't moving through the economy like it might be expected to -- or capacity got over-built, which is also possible in a time of very low interest rates. Signs that corporate earnings may be falling are also unfavorable.