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The Rumpelstiltskin Effect: the consequences of spinning straw into gold

Once upon a time in a distant land, a miller boasted to his king that his daughter could spin straw into gold. Intrigued, the king locked her up in a roomful of straw and told her, “If you can spin … Continue reading

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The American Dream is a Ponzie Scheme

The American Dream is a Ponzi scheme. Or at least that’s how it seems to be playing out these days. “Here,” the banks were telling Americans, “you can have your dream home – the one you saw every week on … Continue reading

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