Gongol.com Archives: December 2017

Brian Gongol

December 20, 2017

Threats and Hazards Government debt per person, per country

One world ranking where it's uncomfortable to be at the top. Japan, Ireland, and the US are the top three. Massive government borrowing makes sense if it's at reasonable interest rates for long-term investments -- like durable public infrastructure, or to win a war with existential consequences (like WWII). Anything else is just irresponsible cost-shifting to later generations.

Business and Finance Women in manufacturing add value

Honda finds that using the brains of women and men alike turns out better products

Business and Finance Tax bill passes Congress

One major unresolved problem: The CBO says it will increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next decade, at a time we can't afford more overspending

Computers and the Internet Final examinations via Twitter

Economics prof tests college students via social media

Threats and Hazards Top Presidential advisor still can't pass a security clearance

Newsweek: "Kushner's permanent security clearance was stalled because he initially omitted 100 foreign contacts before revising his forms three times."

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