Your Ordinary World for 7 January 2019 featuring links to stories and points of views you need to start your Monday Morning off right from Ordinary Times.
Universal Basic Income did not have the banner year it’s proponents had hoped for. Who knew it would be so hard to get people to take free money?
41 years after Youngstown’s “Black Monday” meant 5,000 lost jobs immediately and tens of thousands more to follow, the Mahoning Valley endures another day of 4-digit job loss with closure of General Motor’s Lordstown complex.
Workin’, workin’, bidness, bidness
A very old argument comes to a contemporary debate. In a fascinating article @Frankpasquale starts at Hayek and runs a thread through Jefferson and Hamilton to the current debate about what, if anything, should be done about the might of Google, Facebook, and other big tech.
This Week: Economics, Education, Entertainment, Mindspace, and Socialspace!
This week: Conspiracies, Media, Labor, Economics, Family, and Stigma!
In which an economist looks at one of the seminal science fiction works of the 20th Century.
This Week: Crime, Economics, Sports, Christmas, and Science!
Business, labor, and economics!
This week: Crime, Transportation, Food, Money, and Energy!
CHCTFB This week: Crime, Health, Climate, Transportation, Food, and Business!
This week: Education, Labor, Animals, Economics, and Cities!
Beware the Google. (I’m just kidding! I love Google! Please don’t stop sending us traffic.)
The political right and left believe they are not welcomed at our universities. That doesn’t mean we need to treat all demands on higher education seriously.
This week: Religion, Food, Sports, Education, Health, and Economics!
Money coming, money going…
Happy Memorial Day!
Is capitalism ruining everything?
Focus, people, focus.
This Week: Crime, Economics, Marriage, Breeding, Nature, and Education!
To earn, you gotta learn. Also, maybe, relocate and/or get an education.
This Week: Cities, Wildlife, Transportation, and Money! (#202)
Will Georgia and South Carolina ever get their new nuclear reactors?
The fact that I’m on 200 means that I have been doing this for almost four years? Wow.
This week: Economics, Babies, Health, Technology, Education, and Religion!
This Week: Economics, Education, Europe, Creatures, and the Law!
In the wake of Brexit, many Millennials blamed Baby Boomers for ruining their futures. Is the same true in the U.S.?
The Self, others, body markings, and more!
Smaller government can’t be the sine qua non of the politics of freedom in a Wagner’s Law world.
Why on Earth might someone actually support Donald Trump? Derek Stanley offers up his reasons.
Clowns, witches, scientists, doctors, preachers, and other things that go bump in the night.
Crime in the City may be bad for your Health and the local Economy, but it’s also Educational.