There’s Nothing Wrong with Detroit That a Mailed Fist Couldn’t Solve

So says the normally level-headed Matt Yglesias: This raises “really tricky legal-type questions” about the permissible scope of eminent domain law, but a fully empowered mayor could get the job done. Detroit famously can’t get 40 percent of its traffic lights to work, and its 58-minute 911 response time for major crimes is abysmal. Abandoning … Continue reading There’s Nothing Wrong with Detroit That a Mailed Fist Couldn’t Solve

Blog Study

Interesting paper on blogs but ... it categorizes Virginia Postrel's blog as being on the left and Marginal Revolution and EconLog as being in the center (?).  I think this provides more data for my argument that the left-right spectrum has limited utility at best.  Hard-core libertarians like David Henderson in the center of the American political spectrum!?  Awesome.  A market-lover … Continue reading Blog Study