Category Archives: Weak Signals

living here, working there — will it ever end?

What are long-term consequences of people not being able to live where they work – a problem experienced in the US by many policemen, firemen, teachers, and resort workers?  Are long commute times and distances the wave of the future, … Continue reading

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competition and egalitarianism — a third alternative?

Many parts of the world teach competition beginning in elementary school, both in the classroom and in student sports. For adults, there are professional sports, beauty pageants, and the like. This value system results in “losers” as well as winners. … Continue reading

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global integration of the world’s economies — a countertrend?

“Fission” or “fusion”?  Will the global integration of the world’s economies continue to increase, or are there weak signals of a countertrend – and what are these weak signals?

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