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Replacing welfare, part I

California’s ever-worsening budget situation has treated us to a variety of doomsday scenarios; these include some ideas that are so absurd and awful it is tempting to dismiss them as idle threats or paranoid fantasies. Sometimes, these are obviously not … Continue reading

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News flash

I’ve got a couple of events coming up, so I figure that if I’ll share them with some strange reporters I should also probably share them with my dear readers. So here’s a press release about that for anyone who is … Continue reading

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A New Republic (Windows and Doors)

The economic crisis has entered a new phase. On Friday, Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago abruptly closed, giving its 300 employees only a few days notice. In the overall scheme of things, this is small news, representing about 0.015% of the nation’s … Continue reading

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What to do about Paul Krugman?

No, no, don’t worry. We don’t need to bail out Paul Krugman. As far as I know, the Nobel-laureate economist has his personal finances under control. Rather, we need to help him get an attitude adjustment. Paul Krugman’s most recent … Continue reading

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