Monthly Archives: October 2011

The American Common Market

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa There are 204 sovereign states. About 90 per cent of the global economy is constituted by the G20 group of nations comprising of about 4.5 billion people. The remaining 2.5 billion live in 184 … Continue reading

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Of Gods and Men: A Reply To Ray Kurzweil

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Gods are primarily characterized by their immortality, a state of deathlessness and perpetuity of their lives. We mere humans know our mortality, a process we cannot control in each other’s lives, all too well. … Continue reading

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Comment On The US Economic Outlook

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its 2011 Third Quarter (Q3) Advanced Gross Domestic Product (GDP) number: the US economy grew at an annualized growth rate of 2.5 per cent, an encouraging sign. Up … Continue reading

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How Obama Can Vote For Palestine

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Lasting peace is feasible between Israel and Palestine under the rubric of the two-state solution to permit the United States to change its mind on the application by the Palestinian Authority for full membership … Continue reading

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The Iran Affair

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa In a classic spy story, a la John La Carre, the Iranian cousin of an Iranian-American had allegedly urged him to find an assassin to kill the Saudi Ambassador to the United States with … Continue reading

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Does Money Supply Cause Economic Growth?

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The world’s first central bank, Riksbank of Sweden, has awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science to Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims for their contributions to understanding the causes and effects in macroeconomics … Continue reading

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Comment On The Statement By Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke In Front Of The Joint Economic Committee (JEC)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Following our lead, the Federal Reserve has reversed its gloomy forecast of the US economy since its egregious blunder in the most recent Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Statement, and corrected its view of … Continue reading

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