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Farid A. Khavari, Ph.D., is a noted economist and independent candidate for Florida governor in 2014. He is the author of 10 books including Environomics: the Economics of Environmentally Safe Prosperity (1993) and Toward a Zero Cost Economy (2009). His economic plan for Florida combines is a model for other states to consider. http://www.khavariforgovernor.com
(5 comments) Friday, August 11, 2017 Economists and lawmakers need to understand the economics of healthcare
Healthcare is the worst type of social cost that keeps recurring and rising requiring all efforts to reduce it or, at best, eliminate it if we want healthcare for all people and at the same time a flourishing and competitive manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
Monday, October 10, 2016 Intellectual Fatigue Rules the World
Political discussions that dwell about the past may help at best if these issues are taught at colleges in political seminars and history classes. What can help an economy are solid plans that should be subject of debates, forums, interviews, and discussions during a political campaign.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 What really resolves economic problems?
What really resolves economic problems effectively is the understanding and creation of an optimal interaction of all involved economic factors with those of environmental, technological, raw materials, energy and agricultural for related economic woes.
(1 comments) Thursday, August 18, 2016 How to deal with the Zika virus?
We all know chemical companies have been poisoning the earth and us for decades, and government approvals mean nothing when money is at stake.It is no difference with the Zika virus.
(6 comments) Thursday, October 29, 2015 Terrorist money directly influences U.S. and international policy toward war with Iran
The purpose of this article is to help American and European politicians avoid a disastrous mistake in policy towards Iran, which could destroy the economy of the civilized world overnight and condemn the Middle East, Russia, America and Europe to endless war. Well-intention Western politicians, acting in ignorance and trusting their colleagues, could end the world as we know it, forever.
(10 comments) Monday, October 19, 2015 What is the best kind of government for Iran? Zerocracy
Democracy, in the American ideal, is supposed to mean that a majority of the people rule, but the rights of the minority are respected and protected. Sadly, in one way, today's American Democracy and the "democracy" in Iran are similar: everyone has the opportunity to vote for candidates who are hand-picked by the rich or powerful few.
(16 comments) Monday, July 6, 2015 Middle East madness: Muslims kill Muslims, Shia-mullahs of Iran win
One thing is for sure in the Middle East: more violence will accomplish nothing. More massacres will bring more massacres. More unrest will lead to more violence. Bombs, guns and executions are not the answer to hungry bellies and thirsty mouths; the concepts of Zero Cost Economics are.
(5 comments) Friday, June 26, 2015 "ISIS" is not the only problem in the Middle East
The real war has already started on two fronts, with the U.S. facing Russia and Iran on one flank, and China on the other. This is the war to maintain or replace the petrodollar and control the world's reserve currency.
(4 comments) Friday, May 8, 2015 Why war is no option against the Shia-Mullah regime of Iran?
Radical fundamentalist Shia mullahs having military and religious power in Iran gives them huge advantages in the Middle East and North Africa not available to other states in the region. Properly exploited, these advantages will further advance Iran to the status of regional superpower.
(3 comments) Friday, February 20, 2015 Greece's new government must act fast, before the honeymoon is over.
Whether Greece agrees to this or that ultimatum, extends or does not extend the "bailout", leaves or does not leave the Euro, will be moot unless the government of Greece finds a way to put its unemployed people to work and the results are felt at Greek kitchen tables.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Why "recurring costs" and "social costs" matter more than income?
Everybody needs to understand one simple fact--reducing costs is more important than the rising income and savings. Because the cost keeps rising permanently, income does not. Second, inflation eats into your income and savings, but it cannot eat your costs; it only increases your costs!