January 2020 Friday’s e-links: A Surprising NHL All Star

In this first Friday e-link for January, I recommend a Radiolab podcast about an NHL hockey all star who was never meant to achieve player fame.

5 Unexpected Consequences of Low Oil Prices

Low oil prices have rippled through the world economy in some surprising ways… 1. Piracy in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea No longer worth the risk and complexity for $30 or $40 oil, the number of oil vessel attacks are down. 2. College…

The Income Inequality That Doesn't Bother Us

When people talk about the top 1%, they are probably not thinking about NY Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter or Seattle’s MLS forward, Clint Dempsey. For 2014, Jeter signed a $12 million contract and Dempsey makes close to $5 million. However, they all take us to income inequality. Using…