Commentaries by Thomas M. Power

Date Title
December 30, 2013 Creating and Destroying “Good Jobs”
December 14, 2013 From Violence to Non-Violence: Putting Nelson Mandela’s Contribution into a Broader Context
December 2, 2013 Scaring the Political Wits Out of Us: How Important Is the Federal Deficit?
November 18, 2013 The Federal Debt Ceiling: Analyzing the Can Kicked Down the Road
November 4, 2013 Is the Bakken Oil Boom an Example of the Economic Development We Are After?
October 21, 2013 The Economics of the Recent U.S. Shift Away from Coal for Generating Electricity
October 7, 2013 "Drill Baby Drill": The Ongoing Economic Fantasy
September 9, 2013 Why the Federal Government Wants to Get into Rating Colleges
August 26, 2013 Getting Control of College Costs and Student Debt
August 12, 2013 Teaching and Learning in a Digital Information Age
July 29, 2013 "Fuel Treatments" of Our Forests: Does It Protect Us from Wildfires?
July 15, 2013 Controlling Wildfires: Local versus Global Solutions
July 1, 2013 Obama’s Climate Change Impact Test for the Keystone Pipeline
June 17, 2013 Citizen Gun Ownership as a Way of Protecting Ourselves from an Authoritarian Government
June 3, 2013 The Right to Bear Arms Against the Government
May 20, 2013 Government and the Decline in Violence 
May 6, 2013 The Real American Gun Problem: Too Many Guns
April 8, 2013 Economic Make-Believe: Green-Washing Massive Fossil Fuel Developments
March 25, 2013 Exporting Natural Gas: Undermining Energy Security and Economic Well-Being
March 11, 2013 Guns Don't Kill People?
February 25, 2013 The Logic of Expanding Montana’s Medicaid Low Income Health Care Program
February 11, 2013 Is the National Debt a Burden Upon Future Generations?
January 28, 2013 The Public Relations Misuse of the Language of Economics: “Economic Impact Analysis”
January 14, 2013 From One Manufactured Fiscal Crisis to Another