Blogs & Blog Posts on Economics in Minnesota



Blogs on "Economics"

CitizenNext -- rethinking american life.
CitizenNext presents a mix of new ideas and critical thinking about issues ...

Smart On Money
Personal finance topics including budgeting, debt elimination, saving, frug...

My Two Cents
Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell helps you manage your mon...

Differintegration
News Analysis from Minneapolis and around the world that focuses on the und...

Bex Huff
Technology, lifehacks, and all that good stuff...

SCSU Scholars
Economics and education from central Minnesota.

Strong: Progressive
Thoughts and ideas on politics, society, technology, music, economics, phil...

Blog Posts on Economics

Nothing Reasonable About It by Fraters Libertas on Jan 20, 2012 in Energy, EconomicsDems propose Reasonable Profits Board: Six House Democrats, led by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), want to set up a "Reasonable Profits Board" to control gas profits. The Democrats, worried about higher gas prices, want to set up a board that would ap...



The Economic Cost of Heavy Drinking by Addiction Inbox on Dec 28, 2011 in economics, CDC Office on Health and Smoking, cost of excessive drinking, alcohol, binge drinking, cost of drinking, heavy drinkingSome food, or rather, some drink for thought. A recently released study conducted for the CDC Foundation estimates that the economic costs of excessive drinking in American totaled $223.5 billion in 2006.  Binge drinking accounted for 76.4%, or...



Friends, Favors, & Fealty by Fraters Libertas on Dec 28, 2011 in 2012 Election, EconomicsKevin D. Williamson had a damning indictment of the axis between Washington and Wall Street that originally appeared in the December 2819th edition of National Review. The piece, called "Repo Men," is now available at National Review Online. The enti...



Another gem from Bachmann's Republican Jewish Coalition speech: economics by MN Progressive Project on Dec 9, 2011 in republican jewish coalition, Michele Bachmann, bizarro world economics, bizarro world insanity, economics, bizarro world hypocrisyThe speech Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) gave to the Republican Jewish Coalition was a gold mine of crazy. Yesterday I noted her remarks linking Iran and the next Pearl Harbor. Today, I'll explore her remarks on economics. She doesn't say much which i...



Have To Admit It's Getting Better by Fraters Libertas on Dec 1, 2011 in EconomicsWith the pervasive doom and gloom talk about the economic and societal decline of the United States and Europe, it's easy to overlook the remarkable progress that continues to be made in the developing world. Poverty Rates Fall In Latin America (WSJ-...



Two Answers For Jobs by Fraters Libertas on Nov 26, 2011 in Energy, EconomicsThere were two interesting pieces on jobs in today's WSJ. The first, was an editorial called The Non-Green Jobs Boom: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported recently that the U.S. jobless rate remains a dreadful 9%. But look more closely at the data...



Chasing Customers More Than Costs by Fraters Libertas on Nov 23, 2011 in Business, EconomicsBig story in the WSJ yesterday on a new suvey that details how Multinationals Add Millions of Jobs Abroad, Cut at Home. This information is no doubt going to provide additional fodder for those already attacking US companies for "shipping jobs overse...



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