Isa Chandra’s Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake

Eat Pray Bake

This is yet another from the “Isa Does It!” cookbook. I am completely won over by her very simple, delicious and vegan recipes. As I am sitting mid-air on the way to Germany, I try my best to remember the days which I guiltlessly ate this chocolatey sweet moist cake first thing in the morning. There is absolutely no taste from the zucchini. All of the goodness of that beautiful vegetable adds to the moistness and the healthy-fibre of the cake. 

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Marc Levinson’s selective education

Levinson’s inability to perform a Bohm-Bawerk grade undermining of Schiller is shameful and the attempt appalling

Marc Levinson’s article, linked below, offers details about the post WWII “golden age” which are thorough for casual interest readers to understand and to gain insight as to events which may have cause and effect relationship related to modern economic conditions and how to proceed. However there were key places Levinson chose to selectively not educate the reader. One, he fails to discuss financing the “golden age” with taxes on income 25x poverty levels. Though realistically everyone paid higher rates to help finance the needs and support structures he thoroughly describes as essential to the success during that period. Continue reading Marc Levinson’s selective education

So, more on how my parents never cared about me because I decided I wasn’t done.

You are not alone in this world. Much love and support!!

Mal on Wire

My parents also had almost no involvement in my dating life. I didn’t really start dating until I was eighteen years old. I had three sort of cutesy, puppy love relationships before that, though. My parents only found out about one of those, when I was in sixth grade. My mom used to go through my stuff and she found some silly little love note to this boy I liked. The punishment was severe. I wasn’t allowed to use the phone or see my friends outside of school for a month. She never asked me any questions about my relationship with this boy. She never asked if we kissed or held hands. If she had, she would have found out that we were both so shy that all we managed to do was pass notes to each other.

I never got “the talk” from my parents. Sex was never addressed in…

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Upcoming Release

In preparation for the sequel to Final Collection due out mid-March, new pricing is set at Smashwords. Price adjustments will take effect at itunes and Barnes&Noble shortly but please enjoy samples and purchase the full copy before the release of Phoenix Falls.

Phoenix Falls – Eva returns and leads new companion Edgar in a search for stability as she makes contact with Adam uniting in defiance of the great rising. Community 4701 is poised and unstoppable however Eva’s knowledge and time as a collector gives her distinct advantage against many foes. Will Edgar’s companionship be enough to keep Eva from roguish chaos and self-destruction?

Final Collection is book one of the planned trilogy.

Please enjoy Final Collection today and happy reading!!

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Placebo Goods (There is nothing but profit in the basket)

Okay this is an exceptional thirty-four page download to read and review regarding export and derivatively global business strategy. Thanks to r/economics for this nugget of intellectual activity.

I found myself oscillating between ‘yep’ and ‘uggh’ trying to determine my ethical integrity when it comes to trade and trade law. Outcome: I’m not cut-throat from behind.

The article certainly paints a bleak picture for American greed based Capitalism cannibalizing itself thanks to being outwitted by the global community.

However should the consumer financially survive – a more pure, not quite laissez faire, Capitalism can thrive and reintroduce consumers to actual goods and choice rather than what, after reading this, I would effectively call placebo goods.

Lessons from German Housing?

IPPR has recently been producing a series of reports on housing in Germany asking why can’t the UK follow in its stead and take on some of the apparently desirable features of their housing …

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Forecasting GDP during and after the Great Recession

OECD ECOSCOPE

by Patrice Ollivaud, Economist, OECD Economics Department,  Pierre-Alain Pionnier, Head of Unit, OECD Statistics Directorate and Cyrille Schwellnus, Senior Economist, OECD Economics Department

How was it possible not to see the Great Recession of 2008-09 coming? How could economic forecasters blindly ignore financial developments? These are typical questions asked by the media in the wake of the Great Recession.

The OECD has drawn a number of lessons from the failure to forecast the Great Recession for the monitoring and statistical modelling of near-term economic developments. Crucially, a broader range of information, including financial developments, is now accounted for in OECD forecasts (Lewis and Pain, 2014). In an attempt to systematise this approach, OECD economists have recently estimated state-of-the-art statistical models that allow extracting meaningful signals from a large set of economic indicators, including equity and credit market indicators, real estate and consumer prices, disaggregate industrial production, as well…

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