Nonlinear Dynamics of Maritime Supply Chains

By volume, 90% of global supply chains are maritime. Those supply chains respond to subsystem dynamics reflecting exchange rates, trade policy, tax policy, and weather. The 2020 China pandemic inflicted its own shocks consistent with previous China pandemics. Cuong et al., 2015 presents an interesting dynamical model of the three-stage maritime supply chain system thatContinue reading “Nonlinear Dynamics of Maritime Supply Chains”

Remember What the Constitution Says

Section 1, … “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under theContinue reading “Remember What the Constitution Says”

Wir sind das Volk

“Wir sind das Volk” was a chant used by the Monday demonstrators during the peaceful demonstrations of 1989/1990 to end the GDR and bring down the Berlin Wall. The slogan meant that the “simple people” would no longer endure the dictatorship, and wanted to reform the political system of the GDR. One Middle-American Mom RagesContinue reading “Wir sind das Volk”