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06 October 2019

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Gregory

What, no honorable mention to the boys in Chicago?

The Chicago School of Economics (loosely tied to the econ dept. of the University of Chicago) is by my opinion equal to and the natural heirs of the Austrians.

Uncle Milty is particularly missed this political silly season.

George Rebane

Gregory 139am - mea culpa. I’ll correct that. Thanks.

Russ

The Marginal Revolution University

https://mru.org

A good resource for basic economic lessons, especially for readers on this blog who are still struggling to understand capitalism and free markets. Enjoy!

Biguns

,,,Here is a video that explains globalization for those having trouble understanding,,,

Hat tip to Russ,,,

https://mru.org/courses/everyday-economics/avengers-story-globalization

Bill Tozer

Guess I will put put this here...or Scattershots? Here is good enough.

Ocasio-Cortez Demands American Taxpayers Bail Out NYC Taxi Drivers: This Is ‘Indentured Servitude’‘

“On Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) demanded that American taxpayers foot the bill to bail out New York City’s taxi cab drivers who took out loans in order to pay for taxi medallion costs that were artificially inflated by the Democrat-led city government.....

“The New York congresswoman’s calls for the federal government to bailout the taxi cab drivers comes after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to do it because of the high cost to the city. The mayor’s office contends that a bailout could cost New Yorkers as much as $13 billion.”

https://www.dailywire.com/news/watch-ocasio-cortez-demands-american-taxpayers-bail-out-nyc-taxi-drivers-this-is-indentured-servitude

Exit question: What does municipal contracts have to do with the Federal Government?

Bill Tozer

Reactions to My Tweet Reveal the Ignorant Brutality of Young Socialists and Communists

“But, of course, they never would have concluded that the very nature of owning anything was good, because they oppose the very concept of ownership to begin with. That was another of the themes that emerged in this exercise: To many of our hipster socialists, all “property” is “theft.”

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/reactions-my-tweet-reveal-ignorant-brutality-young-socialists-and-communists

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