Michael Busler, Ph.D. is a public policy analyst and an Associate professor at Richard Stockton College teaching Finance, Financial Institutions, Introduction to Financial Management, Game Theory, Graduate Managerial Economics, Graduate Financial Management.
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Columns from Voices around the World talking about the events, people, politics and social issues that concern us wherever, and whoever, we are.
Carin Steen is a luminous addition to the Honduras art scene.
The ethnic and religious character of Syria’s ongoing crisis makes Azerbaijan’s current situation seem pretty black and white.
Amira Osman Hamed faces corporal punishment in the form of forty lashes if convicted of the charges brought against her
A reader response to a series of Communities columns. We welcome the debate.
This column will cover anything that has anything remotely to do with the game of baseball, from the game itself to mid-summer trades to offseason moves.
The cold hard truth about politics in America today and the state of this once great nation.
Never apologetic. Never afraid. Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West joins Communities to bring tales from the biggest Foxhole of them all, the one inside the Beltway.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
Politics, economics, and business from a real world perspective.
Published 10:20 a.m. November 30, 2013
After federal policies created a disaster in the mortgage markets, easy access to student loans is setting up a crisis in higher education.
Published 12:48 p.m. November 26, 2013
If you think education is expensive, wait until you see the cost of ignorance.
Published 6:30 a.m. November 17, 2013
A $15 per hour minimum wage will cause higher unemployment, higher inflation and a “something for nothing” attitude.
Published 10:34 a.m. November 14, 2013
Since 2009, the President has vowed to reduce income inequality. Exactly the opposite has happened. Here’s why.
Published 10:50 p.m. November 9, 2013
Almost no Americans who like their current health care plans will be able to keep them. Here’s why.
Published 6:05 p.m. November 5, 2013
Worried about potential run-away inflation, some want to abolish the 100-year-old Federal Reserve. Milton Friedman would agree.
Published 10:42 a.m. October 31, 2013
Oklahoma Governor Fallin has grown the state’s economy. Now she wants "zero based budgeting" to reduce state spending. Will the feds would follow her lead?
Published 8:22 a.m. October 27, 2013
Let's replace the current Federal Income tax with a single rate of 12% on all income above a livable minimum. This will fairly solve the tax revenue problems.
Published 12:31 p.m. October 24, 2013
Considering the government’s debt is more than 600% of their income, and that they make interest only payments, maybe the US credit rating is too high.
Published 6:12 p.m. October 19, 2013
While Ted Cruz looks like a villain today, next year, at this time we may all be calling him a true American hero.
Published 10:12 a.m. October 15, 2013
Demand-side fiscal and monetary policies have not worked to end the Obama Depression. To grow the economy we need a supply-side solution.
Published 10:35 p.m. October 11, 2013
The real reason for the dysfunctional government is the lack of a good definition for the role of government. Here is one that works.
Published 11:22 a.m. October 10, 2013
A market based solution to the health care problem that will reduce costs, increase the quality of care and provide coverage for all.
Published 1:52 p.m. October 9, 2013
Our forefathers could not have foreseen government leaders that would dissolve into such disrespect for the American people.