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Carts and horses

There’s an old saying about putting the horse before the cart instead of the other way around. This comes to mind with all the…

Raising the ceiling

The US, unlike most countries, has established a “limit” on the amount of debt it can take on. But there was always a surrealistic…

The tail and the dog

PURCHASINGB2B MAGAZINE, JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011: When I look at the economic recovery in North America, one word comes to mind:…

The Newest Front

I remember learning about the Great Depression when I was in high school. My economics teacher, Mr. Cook, believed that there were…

Recovery? What recovery?

PURCHASINGB2B MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 2010: I’ve been hearing for a long time now that the economic recovery is “well in hand.” If I go…