Buy American Sounds Great—until You Think About It

Michael Giberson “Buy American sounds great—until you think about it,” said Marc Gunther in “Buy American: Bad for America.” (Gunther begins by writing: “Congress should have known better,” but I think the truth is that Congress did know better.  It just didn’t matter.)

Nostalgia and Duran Duran

Michael Giberson “Ah, the good old days, back before the talkies television video the internet killed the silent movie star the movie business the radio star pop star creativity.” At least that is the message I took from a speech by Duran Duran bassist John Taylor, “Is the internet stifling new music?,” a question Taylor … More Nostalgia and Duran Duran

The Solar Panels That Pay for Themselves…

Michael Giberson From the Texas Energy and Environment Blog, reports that in New Mexico “solar panels on homes can take as little as seven years to pay for themselves in energy savings.”  The post continues: That’s faster than Texas, where even in the best economic case, solar panels take at least a decade to pay … More The Solar Panels That Pay for Themselves…