Monday, February 01, 2010

Houston accolades, criticism, and a crisis

A whole 'nother bunch of smaller items:
Finally, check out this very cool new Texaplex Houston video by David Winans. That led me to this video, which has a title that I think could be a good alternate nickname for Houston (instead of Bayou City or Space City): "Texas' Powerhouse" - a play off the energy capital thing as well as the vibrancy and growth.

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At 8:25 PM, February 01, 2010, Blogger Alon Levy said...

Defined-contribution plans have one downside: if your benefits run out at 70, you're out on the street. This is how things work in Singapore, whose social security system is entirely defined-contribution. You see a lot of people in their 70s and 80s wait tables there.


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