September 2017
 
Did you know this LABOR DAY history?
To appreciate it, one needs to know the history preceding it.
Archive of this story Labor Day.pdf
 
China Moves on New World Order: Will Buy Oil With Gold-Backed Currency—Bypassing US Petrodollar
In a direct challenge to U.S. imperialism, China's yuan-denominated contracts - backed by gold -will let oil exporting countries bypass using the U.S. petrodollar
 
 
Kentucky Public Employee Retirements Surge As Fears Of Pension Collapse
Slowly but surely it is becoming increasingly clear to public workers in states with massively underfunded pensions that they've been lied to for the past several decades as their states can't possibly afford to pay for the retirement they've all been promised.
 
Facial Recognition to be Used at Singapore Airport
When a new terminal opens at the Singapore Changi Airport later this year, passengers might be able to check-in and board a plane without speaking to another person but they will be scanned using new facial recognition technology
 
Chinese KFC Planning Facial Recognition Payments For Meals
Customers will be able to use a “Smile to Pay” facial recognition system at the tech-heavy, health-focused concept store, part of a drive by Yum China Holdings Inc to lure a younger generation of consumers.
 
March-August 2017
 
The Ugly Truth About the Minimum Wage
The economic ignorance of the “Let’s Raise the Minimum Wage” gang is matched only by their smugness. In their confused, economically-illiterate universe, you either advocate for an increase in the minimum wage or you hate poor people.
Archive of this story The ugly truth.pdf

Electric Car Costs…

At a neighborhood bbq I was talking to a neighbor, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt electric vehicles, he pointed out, you had to face certain realities. For example, a home charging system for a Tesla requires 75 amp service.

Archive of this story 2017_07_07 Electric Car Costs.pdf

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