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Maureen Morgan

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Surprises uncovered in our income tax history

Today, the national debt is greater than ever and 20 cents on every dollar of tax revenue goes towards paying it; how did our economic past, from Keynesian to supply-side economics bring us to this point?

Surprises uncovered in our income tax history

Today, the national debt is greater than ever and 20 cents on every dollar of tax revenue goes towards paying it; how did our economic past, from Keynesian to supply-side economics bring us to this point?

Hitting the high points – or maybe the low points –...

Someone has said that you need to look back in order to know where you want to go.

Ode to my father, a real entrepreneur

In this Thanksgiving season I would like to sing the praises of my father – a man who started his business just before the Great Depression, died almost 50 years ago but built a business that thrives today in the same location in Southern California, having survived multiple recessions and the continual blandishments of Kraft Foods, Smuckers and other hefty suitors.

Housing and $100 a-barrel oil

At a recent Westchester County Association event in White Plains, N.Y, a distinguished panel discussed the growing crisis of the lack of affordable housing for young people.

A peek at peak oil – not a pretty picture

At the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO) conference two weeks ago in Houston – the energy capital of the nation – the global view of oil resources was laid out in stark numbers with severe implications for the U.S. economy.

The sky’s the limit

Rising fuel costs and limits of sky space are raising questions as to whether airlines can really double the number of air travelers in the foreseeable future.

Will the plane or the train save the planet?

Now that you have survived the “air travel summer from hell,” is it time to rethink your choice of travel mode?

Drama in the housing market – 2007

The subprime mortgage debacle has caused the American Dream of homeownership to become a national nightmare, not only for the families impacted but the business community as it struggles to attract a reliable work force into the metropolitan region.

Congestion pricing and CO2

Congestion pricing is in the news and no matter what your hostility may be toward this solution you need to know what the damages of uncontrolled driving really are.

‘The tragedy of the commons’

Mother Nature is fighting back.

The challenges to growth

Given accelerating global climate trends, the future does not look pretty unless there is a gargantuan change in the role of human activity, and we mean the citizens of this country, the users of 20 percent of the world’s oil reserves and by far the largest producers of CO2 emissions.

Nothing ‘rapid’ about TZ transit plan

With cheap oil now history, as the past winter well illustrated, there is a desperate need to develop better options to the car.

Clear up TZ mysteries before public can be sold

With cheap oil now history, as the past winter well illustrated, there is a desperate need to develop better options to the car.