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The Economy Is in Our Hands, We Just Don't Know It

Peter Block | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Peter Block

If you believe the news, the future of the economy is in the hands of President Obama, Chairman Bernanke of the Federal Reserve, Prime Minister Cameron in Britain, Italian and Greek debt, the G5, BRIC, and everyone else but us.

Has India Downloaded the 'Killer Apps'?

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madhavi Bhasin

India has opted for a path which may be comparable in some measure, but is not identical, to the growth trajectory of Western Civilization.

The Limits of Consumption

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

In our effort to find satisfaction in consumption, we're converted from citizens to consumers. The implications are profound. Consider the impact on just two parts of our lives: the family and the community.