Tag Archives: Long-Term Unemployment

Facebook in the Age of Social Holocaust

The people of Egypt may have used Facebook to start a revolution – which may or may not actually topple the government. There has been much written about that – see Newsweek with Inside Egypt’s Facebook Revolt for example. But … Continue reading

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Panic Nation

Hollywood is a stupid place, but they do get some things right. Panic reveals character. You set up an end-of-the-world situation (any monster-vampire-disaster or James Bond movie) or an end-of-your-world-as-you-know-it situation (any teen broken-heart movie or any Woody Allen movie) … Continue reading

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Shutting Things Down

Let’s see. The State of California requires that you buy auto insurance – if you have no certificate of insurance you cannot register your car and get license plates and all that. Some work around this somehow or other – … Continue reading

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