Tag Archives: economics

Exploitation

Has anyone else ever noticed that when young, ignorant, privileged white UMC girls start going on about the “terrible exploitation” faced by people who are actively trying to better their economic circumstances, the desired result always seems to be cutting … Continue reading

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Transience and government

Reading Sarah Hoyt’s posts on government and Taking Over The GOP With Sane Americans got me thinking about local government, and particularly the way representative government for localities just doesn’t seem to work all that well in areas with high … Continue reading

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Digital Gaming: two cents

Ctrl-Alt-Del is one of the online comics on my RSS feed, though if you’ve been following along you’ll know I’m not much of a gamer myself. But I do have two cents about the digital streaming services. It is that … Continue reading

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Poverty

Stacy McCain is directing people to read a long piece in NRO – a genuine example of investigative journalism, no less! I’m going to be highlighting different aspects of the issues than Stacy does, so I’d recommend reading both. First … Continue reading

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Leave Them Alone

I’m pretty much convinced by articles discussing philanthropy that the #1 best thing anyone can do for “poor” communities is to LEAVE. THEM. ALONE. There is nothing wrong with Africa that a magical force-field separating the continent from the rest … Continue reading

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Inequality at the Top

Via Insty, I stumbled across this article in the New Atlantic, written by a guy who sees that there is some kind of systemic problem in which wealth is disproportionately concentrating in the hands of the top earners in America. … Continue reading

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The problem of funding

Tom over on Fat Head links part 2 of an Australian TV series on dietary health, discussing statins and the inherent corruption of current medical incentives. Leaving aside the question of statins in particular, I’d like to focus on how … Continue reading

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