in which you will learn the difference between the Restaurant Economy and the iPod Economy. Amidst the complaints that inequality is growing in America, this article tells you why.
Computers and the internet, by reducing the costs of reproducing information, are making our economy less like the restaurant and more like the Ipod. In the Ipod economy, money buys more, but rewards for work seem crazily out of proportion.
In the interview with Bjorn Lomborg – and don’t you just intuitively know that a guy named Bjorn is both intelligent and fun? – the controversial Dane describes how the global warming discussion has deteriorated, and how the whole argument prevents us from doing environmental things that would be useful.
Stephen Bainbridge reports on how infanticide is drawing preliminary approval from the Church of England,
Josh Manchester describes that instead of the Pentagon’s 3 choices for Iraq: Go Long, Go Big, and Go Home, we should Go Native, and, and, and…
There’s lots of good stuff there, as always.