FAST FIVE: These Are The 'Greenest' Countries In The World

Despite the decades-long trend of globalization, national environmental policies have proved to be widely divergent. This is evidenced in the global EPI distributions, seen below: Regional grouping in the report include: Global West, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Former Soviet States, Greater Middle East, Latin America & Caribbean, Southern Asia, and Sub-Saharan Read more…

FAST FIVE: Welcome To The Inversion

No longer must you wander through life plagued by that nagging insecurity-am I liked. The underpinnings of frightened compliance with, “Do as you're told or else!” are rickety compared to a chorus chanting in unison “We're all in this together!” or some such rot. It cried foul when Donald Trump made “fake news” a Read more…

FAST FIVE: So Much For A 'National Healing'

The only reason millions of “bumbling hicks” were forced to endure power outages is because so many of them believe CNN and MSNBC are “fake news” and this belief caused them to vote for Trump. As someone who lived through “Snowmageddon” in Atlanta in 2014, the answer to that is-hardly. Read more…

FAST FIVE: Money And Statistical Delusions

It is still true, because of the interests for which statistics are deployed. This analysis is sparked by recent changes to the definition of M1 money supply in the US. The basic elements are money, velocity and total spending, represented by GDP. Furthermore, if the money is sound, as it Read more…