Posts Tagged ‘deficits’

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    Choosing Means Refusing

    May 11, 10 • 600 Views • No Comments

    In yesterday’s Washington Post, Robert Samuelson reminded us that most developed nations will have a growing proportion of senior citizens. Comparing 2005 and 2030, for Greece, the 65 and older group will increase from 18% to 25%, for Spain, from 17% to......  [read more]

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    Deficits and the Tragedy of the Commons

    May 7, 10 • 586 Views • No Comments

    Pondering Greece, I wondered about the individual and the state.  Sometimes what is good for one person is bad for all.  That took me to a graphic of the federal budget in 2020 in which entitlements, which are good for individuals, are dominant. The......  [read more]