Author Archives: H.J. Huney

1 March 2011

Return to Stupidland: Ten Years After the Dotcom Boom, The Independent Very interesting article about the dotcom boom and the new wave of aggressively valued dotcom companies that have become endemic in the past few years.  Highly recommended! Yemen to … Continue reading

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The Public Pension Plan Debate

The Wisconsin Lie Exposed:  Taxpayers Contribute Nothing to Pension Plans, Forbes.com This article has been making the rounds.  The basic thesis behind it is that public employees contribute 100% of their own contributions and that it’s a myth that the … Continue reading

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28 February 2011

Pressure for Change Builds Across Arab World, Washington Post The pressure is unlikely to go away any time soon.  The world has fundamentally changed in the past two decades and it’s because the Internet has transformed communication.  Long-time oppressive governments … Continue reading

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North African Revolutions, Mining, and the Great Eurozone Depression?

North African Revolutions This is one of the more positive developments in the world over the past decade.  Tunisia (before the revolution), Egypt, Algeria, and Yemen are all home to some of the most corrupt and authortarian regimes in the … Continue reading

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