Category: Business & Economy

Battery Recycling Now Part of Georgia’s EV Future

This week’s Courier Herald column: You’ve likely seen the meme shared on Facebook.  It purports to be an electric car graveyard in France.  There are variations on the text surrounding the photo, but the conclusion suggested is generally the same:  EV’s are bad because the expensive batteries soon go bad and the cars are junked,

Individual Voters Will Decide If We’re In A Recession Or Not

This week’s Courier Herald column: The United States Economy shrank .9% for the second quarter of this year, according to the Commerce Department.  This follows a contraction of 1.6% in the first quarter.  Economists generally consider two consecutive quarters of decline as the definition of recession. Officially, the National Bureau of Economic Research declares whether

Stagflation? That’s Not Econ 101

This week’s Courier Herald column: When someone tries to use economics to justify what they’re proposing, they’ll often explain it as if basic economic principles demand it.  “This is just Econ 101.” The problem with using entry level economics courses to try to explain real word reactions relies on some of the non-real world assumptions