The True Cost of a Hamburger

– April 20, 2022

“Subsidies’ dollar value, unfortunately, do not cover their full cost. Meat production costs reach the environment, the neighborhood, and the market.” ~ David Gillette & Warren Barge

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More Poison from Twitter

– April 18, 2022

“Taking away this valuable shareholder option without their consent is not in owners’ interests, as commonly reflected by negative stock price changes when poison pills are adopted without shareholder approval.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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Delta Doesn’t Owe Me More Legroom

– April 16, 2022

“By offering bigger seats and more legroom, airlines are essentially asking if we’re ready to cover the cost of providing the additional comfort. When we choose cheaper, less comfortable economy class seats, we’re saying ‘No, thank you.’” ~ Art Carden

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On Securing Sources of Supplies: Should Government Repatriate ‘Supply Chains?’

– April 15, 2022

“Private firms already have powerful incentives to ensure that they are optimally secured against supply disruptions. Any government intervention would then upset these optimal private arrangements.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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Understanding the CPI

– April 15, 2022

“Regardless of substitution, businesses have to use some commodities for production. With PPI inflation for all commodities at 24 percent, though that does not necessarily forecast a future CPI increase that high, it strongly suggests CPI inflation will continue to rise.” ~ Robert F. Mulligan

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Suffering from Sunk Costs

– April 13, 2022

“Understanding how to understand and apply sunk costs is important in many ways. And one of those ways is to recognize that when we make a mistake in such efforts, we can’t retroactively fix those mistakes, but we can use them to learn better.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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Liberty Gardens

– April 12, 2022

“Maybe America has hit rock bottom and the current travails will induce a return to limited government. Until then, though, I suggest that you remove the rocks from your own garden, and plant yourself some Liberty this spring, summer, and fall.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Subversive Innovation: A Strategic Reading of Nozick’s Framework for Utopia

– April 12, 2022

“I suggest we reshuffle Nozick’s thesis to transform his theoretical framework into a practical mindset. We can use the Framework as a strategic lens for spawning subversive innovations that promise each of us a society that comes closest to our ideals.” ~ Max Borders

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The Everyman’s Economics Book We’ve Been Waiting For

– April 11, 2022

“Economics is indeed universal: While it might not say everything about something, it says something about everything. Thanks to Hennessey, many more people will know it.” ~ Alexander William Salter

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Taming the Dictator Within, Part 2

– April 10, 2022

“Your experience of reality is directly related to the mindset of true or false individualism that you embrace. When you release your tight grip on your thinking, you allow your life to reveal what your Dictator Within has fabricated.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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Taming the Dictator Within, Part 1

– April 9, 2022

“Beware of treating human beings, in an economy or organization or your personal life, as problems to be solved. We are imperfect material; our errors are corrected in the course of a social process.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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Working from Home Is Not for Everyone

– April 8, 2022

“Organizations should aim to develop managerial structures that engage, enable, and empower workers rather than institute egalitarian systems that eliminate guidance and growth and limit opportunities for the decentralization of power.” ~ Kimberlee Josephson

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