Government

Sub-Standard & Poorly

08/06/11

Yesterday’s Syntrinsic Commentary spoke to the larger implications of an unsustainable approach to capitalism, specifically, capitalism that requires inexhaustible credit to function. Today, as... Continue

(Good) Governance

04/06/11

If one were to pick a single word to capture the essence of the 1960’s, it might be “ferment,” or “struggle.” The 1970’s could be embodied by “malaise” or “despair”. For the... Continue

Syntrinsic’s State of the Union

01/28/11

On Tuesday, President Obama presented his State of the Union address as required by the Constitution. Immediately following, Paul Ryan, Congressman from Wisconsin, offered the Republican response. We... Continue

Letters from the Future

11/19/10

Imagine receiving the following letter from the Internal Revenue Service: ********************************************************** To: The _________________ Family From: The United States Internal... Continue

Underwhelming Forces

11/10/10

This week, Syntrinsic has invited guest columnist, E. Pluribus Unum, to comment on the global credit crisis. When it comes to currency, few possess Unum’s heads-up insight or universal appeal.US... Continue

My Kingdom for a Treasurer!

09/02/10

In a literary reference often overlooked by high school English teachers, Shakespeare’s King Richard called out “A Treasurer! A Treasurer! My Kingdom for a Treasurer!” just moments before he... Continue