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The East Asian miracle: a note

East Asia’s economic  policymakers have identified the manufacture of advanced intermediate goods as the key to economic leadership.  Such goods include the highly purified materials, the precisely engineered  components and the state-of-the-art production machines needed by  other nations to make the world’s consumer goods.   The special  significance of advanced intermediate … Continue reading

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My $10,000 charity offer: an appearance on Thom Hartmann’s show

I am still awaiting news from Ed Lincoln on whether he will join me for a debate. In the meantime my offer has not gone unnoticed elsewhere. I created quite a splash with my offer last month to pay $10,000 … Continue reading

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Earthquake: Interview on Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture

Thom Hartmann interviewed me on his show The Big Picture last week. (Thom is one of the most astute commentators in the American media and author of several great books.)

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