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Rushin' Revolution

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. Rushin’ Revolution Garry Kasparov ?tweet on the supposed joys of life in a “sharing” economy: @Kasparov63 Sorry, but I’m from a place where everything was “shared equally” and it … Continue reading

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The Great Portuguese factor price equalization reset

By Tyler Cowen donkeyrock shared this story from Marginal REVOLUTION. Portugal may have 15 percent unemployment, but that does not mean that Reiter Affiliated Companies, an American fruit producer, can find local people to pick berries on its 76-hectare farm … Continue reading

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Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Says TSA Thuggos Seized (And Kept) His Bow

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Says TSA Thuggos Seized (And Kept) His Bow If you’re one of those who trots out the tired line, “It’s a free country,” you’d best … Continue reading

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“We’ve gone from a society where if something wasn’t prohibited then it was legal to a society where if something isn’t explicitly permitted it’s illegal” -X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis quoting Jonathan Zittrain

reddit: the voice of the internet — news before it happens via “We’ve gone from a society where if something wasn’t prohibited then it was legal to a society where if something isn’t explicitly permitted it’s illegal” -X Prize Founder … Continue reading

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Veronique de Rugy on *An Economist Gets Lunch*

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/marginalrevolution/feed/~3/BXnGJKwcGfQ/veronique-de-rugy-on-an-economist-gets-lunch.html On the (superior) French parental approach to children and food: Growing up, my parents would mostly ignore my wishes when it came to food — or anything else for that matter. I wasn’t forced to eat blue cheese at … Continue reading

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