Economics, stale memes, and distraction from productive activity
Thursday, February 28, 2019
A proposal for an Alternative Green New Deal
Usually, Bloomberg Opinion understandably does not want me to repost my Bloomberg articles at this blog. But they made an exception for ...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Book Review: The Revolt of the Public, by Martin Gurri
If you do not read " The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium ," by Martin Gurri, you will n...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Book Review: "The Souls of Yellow Folk," by Wesley Yang
"He was ugly on the outside, and once you got past that you found the true ugliness on the inside." - Wesley Yang, "The ...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Book Review: "Stubborn Attachments", by Tyler Cowen
Tyler was good enough to give me a review copy of his new book, " Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous,...
Friday, July 27, 2018
Yuppie Fishtanks: YIMBYism explained without "supply and demand"
YIMBYism is the idea that cities need to build more housing in order to relieve upward pressure on rents. In Northern California, where ...
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Noah Smith's Japan Travel Guide
Now is a GREAT time to travel to Japan. The country has really opened up, thanks to Abenomics, a weak yen, and the impending 2020 T...
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