Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!)

kristy Beyond GDP

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist who lives in New York City and writes at mathbabe.org A bit more than a week ago I went to a panel discussion at the Met about …

Canadian Tar Sands: There’s No Such Thing as Ethical Oil (or Nuclear Power)

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A publication of the Carnegie Council By: Evan O’Neil 03/21/11 After the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and now the nuclear meltdown in Japan, it should be clear that oil and nuclear power are not benign forces. Both are toxic, dirty, and insecure forms of energy. It …