Archive for June, 2014

Actually, I think Matt Yglesias is right about this one

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In a much-ridiculed Tweet from 2013, Matt Yglesias said that a higher-taxed company will not charge higher prices than its lower-taxed competitor because "Taxes are paid on profits not sales. It's irrelevant to pricing." @Mikexxxx1 No. Taxes are paid on profits not sales. It’s irrelevant to pricing.— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) July ...

Some thoughts on misogyny, relationships, and blame

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

The miswired psychopath who killed six people at UC-Santa Barbara has inspired an outpouring of commentary and social-media "activism", a surprising amount of which has been excellent in my opinion. I'm referring to the commentary on the general topic of misogyny, sexism, and harassment in the modern Western world, not ...