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THE UNREALIZED REPUBLIC
Elizabeth Kolbert writes in this week’s New Yorker about nations’ continuing and worsening habit of pretending to care about climate change amidst mounting, blinding evidence that the planet is in greater and more imminent danger than previously thought. It’s my biggest beef with both apathetic voters who… Read More
    STIRRING THE POT
    The idea of rent seeking by companies is a common theme of Stirring the Pot.  Rent seeking occurs when firms or whole industry groups lobby government bodies to fix the rules of the market to benefit one particular firm or group of firms.  This can be as… Read More