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Hoarding in a Crisis, Stealing from Your Neighbor

I walked into Trader Joe’s yesterday and the line wrapped around the entire building. Fresh produce was abundant, so I was hopeful for success. I had my toddler with me so I was committed to making the most of this. As I turned to the freezer section I realized what was going on. It was […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem: The Inner Ring

Welcome to the fifth installment of act two of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, the entire series can be found here. The Showtime series Billions opens with a shirtless man in his underwear, bound and gagged, supine on a […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem: Don’t Worry, Buy Happy

Welcome to the first installment of act two of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. In Act One of the greed drama, we first examined fascinating data that consistently show that, collectively, we channel Bernie Sanders, emphatically […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt. 12: Recap of Part One

Welcome to the twelfth installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. The next installment will be posted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. I guess it all started with the book reviews. When Eat […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt. 11: The Law of the Land

Welcome to the eleventh installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. On our quest for a collectively applicable definition of greed, we have […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt. 10: The Perverse Incentive

We’ve made it to the tenth installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. On a quest for a generally applicable definition of greed, we’re […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt. 9: The Man in the Mirror

Don’t miss this ninth installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. “On Wall Street, a Culture of Greed Won’t Let Go,” The New York Times headline […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem Pt. 8: My Needs, Your Greeds

Welcome to the eighth installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. Here in Manhattan there’s a long waiting list for Gucci’s $995 kangaroo-fur-lined […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt 7: Let’s Blame the Other Guy!

Don’t miss this seventh installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. We’re searching for a collectively applicable definition of greed and, to help us […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt. 6: Expunge the Shame, Deflect the Blame

Welcome to the sixth installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. In our quest to find a culturally applicable definition of greed, we’re examining […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt. 5: You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat

Welcome to the fifth installment of author Ted Scofield‘s series on everybody else’s biggest problem. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. Before you dive headlong into this latest installment on everybody else’s biggest problem, please take […]

Everybody Else’s Biggest Problem, Pt 4: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Welcome to the fourth installment of author Ted Scofield’s series on everybody else’s biggest problem but your own. If you missed one or more of the previous installments, you can find them beginning here. New installments will be posted every two weeks, on Tuesdays. Ann is a single, 50 year old entrepreneur. She invented a […]