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Top 10 Predictions for 2011: Results

At the beginning of 2011, my first blog post covered my top 10 predictions for 2011. Since I like to hold myself accountable for things I wrote in the past, now is the time I assess how I (and my readers) did. … Continue reading

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In Libya, the Hits Just Keep on Coming

While I correctly predicted that a more democratic government in Muslim countries like Libya would result in increased Islamic radicalism, I could not have imagined it might spell the beginning of an Arab apartheid regime. Today, the New York Times reported … Continue reading

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Predictions 2011: How Are They Currently Trending?

On January 1, I made some predictions about different events in 2011. I thought it would be interesting to track how some of these predictions are currently trending to measure both my and my readers’ accuracy. I have only commented … Continue reading

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Rebuke of Republican Rejection of Renewables Not Far Off the Mark

Today, the New York Times published a Room for Debate series of columns on “Can the U.S. Compete With China on Green Tech?”. I wanted to focus in particular on David Roberts’ column, “Understanding the Objective“, which decries the Republican … Continue reading

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Top 10 Predictions for 2011

To welcome the new year, I thought it might be interesting and fun to make some predictions about different events in 2011. Finance and Economics 1. Buoyed by healthier signs of a recovery, the S&P500 ends the year up 15% … Continue reading

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