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Freelance writer and blogger, trying to find my way in this teetering society. Please visit my blog for insightful progressive analysis of news, politics, economics, society, and my own flavor of pie.

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Diaries published: 5 (1266 days since last diary on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 08:40 PM PST)

Comments posted: 46 (1250 days since last comment on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 06:32 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 370

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: How Bankers and Traders Think, 87 comments, 147 recommends

People Following luddite314: 7

luddite314's Most Recent Diaries:

The way most people value education is wrong. In this post, I argue that the "useless" and "impractical" humanities degrees are actually some of the most valuable for our society. They are a ...
by luddite314
Comment Count 142 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 08:40 PM PST with 25 Recommends
I always feel bad when I disagree with Paul Krugman, because he's one of the best spokesmen that the American left has right now. But today I must do that. He has the right conclusion- tax the rich-
by luddite314
Comment Count 133 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 01:20 PM PST with 124 Recommends
Note: I originally wrote this diary before all the recent scandals about Hermain Cain came into the news. Ever since this primary started, I've been fascinated by Herman Cain. Who is this ...
by luddite314
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 01, 2011 at 06:29 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
One question that always comes up in discussions of renewable energy is- how much does it cost? Is it more expensive than coal and gas? It's a simple question, but it's very hard to give a simple ...
by luddite314
Comment Count 91 comments on Tue Oct 25, 2011 at 07:49 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
Full disclosure: at one point in my life I really, really wanted to become a trader for an investment bank. Not for long- I think the phase lasted only 6 months- but it was enough to give me an ...
by luddite314
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Oct 21, 2011 at 06:42 PM PDT with 147 Recommends

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