Monthly Archives: November 2013

Upzoning?

A favorite target of mine in the progressive blogosphere is Matthew Yglesias, an economics writer for Slate (a pandering “online magazine” holdout from the dawn of time).  Mr. Yglesias has no economics training, so I don’t understand how he can be an economics journalist, but leave it to poorly thought out editing to allow this nonsense.  It’s like asking a… Read more →

Labor Unions and Outcomes

I found this gem in the news this morning: “How States Taken Over by the GOP Have Been Quietly Screwing Over the American Worker” by Zoe Carpenter at The Nation: http://www.thenation.com/blog/176953/workers-are-under-attack-states# Ignoring the title that implies some illegitimacy in their overlord-ship of these states (because who would elect conservatives), the article itself leaves out a few fun facts about Unions. … Read more →