Monthly Archives: October 2011

Government Versus Corporate Power

For all its love of private enterprise, the biggest employer by far in the United States is government-run. The same holds true for China, the United Kingdom, India, and probably many other countries as well. All in all, despite the strength of the private sector, government still packs quite a punch. Continue reading

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Political Party and the Demographics of America’s Governors

Out of the twenty Democratic governors, eighteen are male and two are female. These are Governor Beverly Purdue of North Carolina and Governor Christine Gregoire of Washington.

Out of the twenty-nine Republican governors, twenty-five are male and four are female. Continue reading

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The Demographics of America’s Governors: Race and Gender

This post will look at the demographics of America’s governors and compare them to the demographics of America itself. It will specifically examine gender and race, which are easy to determine. Continue reading

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The BRIC Fallacy

A person living in the third-poorest province of Brazil is about as well off as the typical Chinese. So much for the Chinese dragon; the typical Brazilian is far better off than the typical Chinese. And let’s not even start comparing Brazil to India. Continue reading

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Analyzing the 2010 Midterm Elections – the Colorado Senate Election

This is a part of a series of posts analyzing the 2010 midterm elections. This post will analyze the Colorado senatorial election, one of the few Democratic victories that night. In this election, Democrat Michael Bennet narrowly defeated Republican Michael Bennet. Continue reading

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