Monthly Archive: December 2004

Ideas for Reducing Dependence on Foreign Oil 0

Ideas for Reducing Dependence on Foreign Oil

Homeschool students are debating a resolution calling for reducing dependence on foreign oil. I have spoke to at over a dozen Economic Thinking debate workshops designed to provid an introduction to economic concepts, and...

Wal-Mart Seen and Unseen 0

Wal-Mart Seen and Unseen

How do we measure a community’s net loss or gain when new stores come to town? There is no easy way to measure progress, nor to measure decline. From a distance, and over decades...

Family, Work, Community: Did Ebenezer Scrooge Dream a Better Life for Himself? 0

Family, Work, Community: Did Ebenezer Scrooge Dream a Better Life for Himself?

Family, Work, Community: Did Ebenezer Scrooge Dream a Better Life for Himself? Reflections on watching George C. Scott in Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” by Gregory Rehmke Consider Charles Dicken’s Ebenezer Scrooge, as brought to...