Category: The Economy

Rebuilding the Commons Part 1

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A while back there was a lot of discussion around a pair of essays penned by venture capitalist Paul Graham. The first one is well researched, thoughtful, and raises a compelling hypothesis of what he believes are the unique forces…

The Bitter White Americans

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You know Millennials routinely get called out for their entitled nature. All too often I see the criticism as overblown, but let’s go with the premise for a moment and ask where did they get these ideas from. I’m reminded…

The Other Too Big To Fail

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There is a lot of talk going around about raising the minimum wage. Conservatives have coalesced around the idea that raising the minimum wage right now is a terrible idea because it will hurt small business. According to conservatives the…

The Incentive: Taxes

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Super fast gigabit Internet access: It is something all consumers want or it is something consumers really have little interest in. I’ve decided to start this piece here because as I write this both of those statements appear to be…