Category Archives: inequality

A Primer On GDPR

  GDPR stands for general data protection regulation. It is an European Union rule that protects individual privacy by regulating how people’s personal data are used. The rule aims to enhance individuals’ control and rights over their personal data.  Something … Continue reading

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Is Free Speech Really Free?

  Big news about Elon Musk buying the Twitter.  The world’s richest man and a powerful social medium platform, what could possibly go wrong? Mr. Musk wants free speech, including imploring his fieriest critic to stay with the Twitter. However, … Continue reading

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Burdened

  Administrative burden is often associated with bureaucracy, as Dara Lind put it, “the amount of time and energy people waste in interacting with the government.” But, the government does not have exclusivity on it.  Large corporations are not exempt … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 21 Nov 2022

As the year rolls on, this period always make me reflective.  After all bulk of the year is already behind me. What else can I desperately hang on or change to make the year more   meaningful? The feeling of melancholy … Continue reading

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Predatory Capitalism

Predatory capitalism has been called “domination and exploitation [in]. . . economic practice,” or “capitalism without a conscience.” But wait, isn’t capitalism supposed to be good (at least from the US perspective)? Isn’t it supposed to bring out the best … Continue reading

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Olympic Dishonesty

  It is hot & humid here in Washington DC with temperature in the low 90’s and Dew Point 71 degree Fahrenheit.  But in comparison, I feel a lot worse for the athletes competing in the Tokyo summer Olympics.  Because … Continue reading

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To Make Or To Buy?

  Making America competitive is not only a goal but a necessity.  China is raring to catch us and replace our position in the world as a major national power.  So what do we need to do to be competitive?  … Continue reading

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Impact Of Pandemic On Business Cycle

  As business returning to “normal” and people back to in-person at the office, a gap between the supply and demand is prevailing across the board. Shortages of staff, material, and consumer confidence are making it a slow comeback for … Continue reading

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How Just Is Our Justice System?

  Innocent until proven guilty is a precept under our legal framework.  The process of proving someone’s guilt is conducted inside a courtroom.  But like any human systems, error happens.  The question is how much error can we tolerate? Would … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Apr 2021

Never worried much about how am I going to die.  Maybe a mistake on my part –  always figured just go when my time is up.  Like many others, I focus on how am I going to live.  However I … Continue reading

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