Archive for April 25th, 2011

Health Care Quote of the Day »

The Economist takes the prize: The most curious thing about Mr Krugman’s quasi-religious squeamishness about the “commercial transaction” is that it is normally the economist’s lot to explain to the superstitious public the humanitarian benefits of bringing human life ever more within the cash nexus. Yet Mr Krugman has chosen to reinforce rather than…
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The Obama Tsunami »

Big numbers can be hard to visualize. What’s the difference between a million and a trillion? They both sound like big numbers, but a trillion is 1,000,000 times bigger than a million. The terrible earthquake and tsunami in Japan last month helps visualize some big numbers. Surely you’ve seen image after image of the…
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