Monthly Archives: February 2014

Generation Gap: Texas’ failed experiment with deregulating electricity

In my latest Texas Monthly column, I discuss the long-running problems with Texas’ efforts to deregulate the electricity market. The article hit the news stand just as the bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings, the state’s biggest utility, appeared imminent. The … Continue reading

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The Captain & Tennille and oil exports

I had an op/ed in Monday’s Houston Chronicle that drew an analogy between the Captain & Tennille’s recent divorce and our energy policy, which remains stuck in the 1970s: Love apparently didn’t keep the ’70s pop duo Captain & Tennille … Continue reading

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Greed and consequences: what Hollywood missed

Last month, I wrote about the film “The Wolf of Wall Street” on my Forbes blog. I expanded on that piece for an op/ed that the Houston Chronicle ran over the weekend: The Oscar buzz this year is dominated by … Continue reading

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