Morton Marcus

Guest Writer Local Economy

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Can data and statisics help politicians make wiser decisions?

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Newspapers and television news have pointed to declines in the shipments of recreational vehicles as a warning signal of a forthcoming nationa…

This November Hoosier voters will make important decisions about the future economy of our state. They will choose the mayors and council memb…

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As the leaves begin to fall, young people are heading back to school. For many, this is the senior year of high school. For others, this is th…

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Sadly, America is already immersed in the 2020 national election. It would be better for our nation, our state, and our communities, if we cou…

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Indianapolis is preparing to celebrate its 200th birthday or anniversary. But Indianapolis isn’t that village invented by the General Assembly…

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“You know you’re making something out of nothing,” Faye de la Forêt admonished me. She was back on the deck railing, but no longer the rustic …

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 “Statistics don’t lie but liars use statistics.” This is the trite response often heard when someone quotes data to support an argument. As o…

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The 2020 Census is coming! Yes, that’s going to be more fun than the 2020 elections. We’ll learn something from the decennial Census. Dyspepsi…

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Disagree without being disagreeable. Often, I fall short of that goal. I do enjoy taking a position I have not supported in the past. It’s lik…

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