Monthly Archives: August 2010

Why GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is a Poor Measure of Wealth and Prosperity

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of economic activity for a country as a whole.  GDP, and related figures like per capita GDP or inflation-adjusted GDP, are frequently referenced in economics and news sources, especially in the context … Continue reading

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The “Ground Zero Mosque”: What is the true motivation behind this debate?

Park 51, formerly proposed as Cordoba House, has been dubbed by opponents as the “Ground Zero Mosque” due to its proximity to the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.  Park 51 is located on Park … Continue reading

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