Monthly Archives: July 2012

Responding to Global Weirdness & Local Brightness

Jon Quitslund “We are gripped by multiple scleroses, unable to get our arms around any of the problems staring us in the face….Will a catastrophe shake us from our slumber?”  (part of an online comment by ‘Cassandra’ from Colorado) I’ll … Continue reading

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Metaphors for Economic Activity

Jon Quitslund “An economy isn’t a machine; it’s a garden.” The quotation at the head of this post comes from an op-ed piece by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer in the New York Times for July 11th: “The Machine and … Continue reading

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