Dana Blankenhorn: Facing the Future

Dana F. Blankenhorn
Technology and Investments for the Next Generation
Created 31 Dec 2020
  • The Past is a Sad Country
    15 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Of all the songs on Jason Isbell’s breakout 2013 album Southeastern, it’s Relatively Easy that holds up best. “You should know, compared to people on a global scale, our kind has had it relatively eas...
  • The Inflation Scare
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Politicians, and those with political motives, want you to believe inflation is back to stay. They call inflation “theft,” and harp on the size of the national debt. This is bullshit, and there’s an e...
  • The Iron Triangle
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    For 200 years, since the Monroe Doctrine, Latin America has been ruled by an Iron Triangle of economic oligarchs, religious extremists, and militarists, backed by the veto of the U.S. government. Demo...
  • People Aren’t Stupid
    09 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    What upsets me about politics, more than anything else, is the assumption that people are stupid. Republicans think they can tell their voters anything and they’ll buy it. Democrats think Republicans ...
  • The Countryside
    08 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    When Democrats think about rural America, they think about poor farmers and empty towns. The towns are empty. But the farmers aren’t poor. If you own farmland in America, you are wealthy. By definitio...
  • Technology Can Whip Inflation Now
    05 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Bankers, reporters, and politicians are all focused on inflation right now. Markets know better. It’s true prices are rising. Wages are rising, too. Working conditions are even improving. I fail to se...
  • Democracy Dies Behind a Paywall
    04 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2
    I saw a tweet last week that got my blood boiling. It was from a Washington Post columnist to the effect that people should have to pay for news. Paywalls are necessary for the news to exist. They’re ...
  • Demand Chain
    01 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Every reporter worth his laptop is writing about the supply chain. The supply chain is in trouble. The supply chain is broken. Who is to blame for the failure of the supply chain? The supply chain is ...
  • The Creativity Economy
    29 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    The ignorance of Washington continues to amaze. Reporters are all claiming Republicans “must” win in 2022, because the economy will be destroyed by inflation. The economy will not be destroyed by infl...
  • Retire Dan Garber
    28 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Soccer has a huge opportunity to become America’s favorite sport, as it is everywhere else. But it won’t get there with the minor league business model of Major League Soccer (MLS) Commissioner Dan Ga...
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