Saturday, August 8, 2020

Public Money = Public Access

It’s been six months since Superstorm Sandy pounded New Jersey, and summer is almost upon us. Towns up and down the coast are preparing for Memorial Day weekend and...

Write for Your Life – and Your Soul

It is no coincidence that my writing and creativity workshop, “Writing for Your Life,” takes place on Saturday, March 19, the weekend of the spring equinox. When Michele Engoran,...

Extraordinary Action Required to Lower Property Taxes

Every governor and legislature argues that property taxes are too high and have a plan for reduction. But such promises are not doable. Past attempts have taken three approaches....

Farming’s Lessons for Education

Princeton Learning Cooperative and Snipes Farm and Education Center in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, recently announced a partnership, arousing some curiosity in Mercer County. After all, what do education and farming...

Obama Health Plan a Threat to Entrepreneurship

When I was a Ph.D. student studying entrepreneurship one of the most influential articles I read was by economist William J. Baumol of Princeton University and NYU. Entitled “Entrepreneurship:...

What Can 23 Cents Buy?

The state legislature recently approved a 23-cent gas tax increase along with a host of tax cuts. The increase in the gas tax revenue should enable a number of...

The Perfect Company: Could Uber Go Under?

That threat — and the reason that Uber is valued at $54 billion — is the idea that Uber will one day control the world’s transportation systems. But what exactly is Uber building?

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The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.