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we have turned good workers into criminals and turned criminals into bad workers

Jose Ranye, 37, bragged he’s the best picker in Americus, the largest community near the farm. His whirling hands filled one bucket in 25 seconds. He said he dumped about 200 buckets of cucumbers before lunch, meaning he earned roughly $20 an hour. He expected to double his tickets before the end of the day. […]

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neoconservatism validated in war on zombies

It is indeed to neoconservatism’s credit that its doctrine is consistent with extant work on how best to respond to the zombie menace.  A war against zombies would, surely, be a war against evil itself. From neoconservatism validated in war on zombies Finally, a case for neoconservatism. I expect to see John Bolton make the […]

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Tyler Cowen on The Inequality That Matters

Does growing wealth and income inequality in the United States presage the downfall of the American republic? Will we evolve into a new Gilded Age plutocracy, irrevocably split between the competing interests of rich and poor? Or is growing inequality a mere bump in the road, a statistical blip along the path to greater wealth […]

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Tyler Cowen on The Inequality That Matters

Does growing wealth and income inequality in the United States presage the downfall of the American republic? Will we evolve into a new Gilded Age plutocracy, irrevocably split between the competing interests of rich and poor? Or is growing inequality a mere bump in the road, a statistical blip along the path to greater wealth […]