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Mark Collins – Peak Growth: Great Economic Upsides in US and Western Europe–Once(ish) and Done?

18 Oct

The precursor to the considerations below was the original British Industrial Revolution. Two pieces on unique historical times of Peak Growth; how might that ever return? 1) Why Growth Will Fall T…

Source: Mark Collins – Peak Growth: Great Economic Upsides in US and Western Europe–Once(ish) and Done?

Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

29 Sep

Dismal, dismal, dismal (Neil Young in mind)–assuming the Rising Sun is Western–a tweet: Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he…

Source: Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

Mark Collins – What to Do About the Bloody Middle East? Unemployed Youth Section

9 Aug

Further to this 2015 post and to this one, The Appeal of Hitler–and of ISIS (via George Orwell) a tweet that points out a very Bad Thing about the Arab world and indicates a continuing fertile fiel…

Source: Mark Collins – What to Do About the Bloody Middle East? Unemployed Youth Section

Mark Collins- PM Modi Tries to Create (economic) “United States of India”

5 Aug

Further to this post just over a year ago, Indian Economy Rolling but No Modi Miracle the prime minister is working hard for a great leap forward: India launches its most sweeping economic reforms …

Source: Mark Collins- PM Modi Tries to Create (economic) “United States of India”

Mark Collins – Brexit and Abandoned English White Workers (The Donald?)

3 Aug

Excerpts from an article by a novelist who writes much and well on money at the London Review of Books–echoes in the Land of Trump? Brexit Blues John Lanchester is the author, most recently, …

Source: Mark Collins – Brexit and Abandoned English White Workers (The Donald?)

Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Blues, Aviation and Airlines Section

29 Jul

The country’s crashing and burning continues (note that Air Canada pulled out in 2014): Venezuela was once an aviation gateway to South America. Now it’s an outcast. Perched on a coastal plai…

Source: Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Blues, Aviation and Airlines Section

Mark Collins – The World Needs More Canada, “The Big Mac Index” Section

21 Jul

Syria Terrorism Trade U.S. U.S.

Source: Mark Collins – The World Needs More Canada, “The Big Mac Index” Section