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Privileges, Rents and Vested Interests: the Taxi Cartel threatens violence to protect its rents

The biggest news story in the world of transport over the past year has been the rise and rise of Uber. Uber is a technology company which has created a smartphone application which allows people who need to get somewhere, and other people who are happy to drive them there, in their own car, for a price, bypassing the taxi network. 1,449 more words

Economic Rent

Just another "meme"?

I was quickly informed by friends, soon after sharing this image on my personal Facebook, that this is “just another meme”.  While it is obviously very easy to fake this kind of graphic it still received some interesting comments, which are worth airing.  645 more words

Christmas begins in November...

….this was the opening line of promotion material I quickly scribbled down in summer 2012 when it was confirmed that The Hive would host our premiere production, The Perfect Season. 204 more words

Vested Interest: Laurel Officer & K-9 Partner Featured In National Calendar

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Public agencies are always happy when public service groups step up to buy items not covered by their budget.

As Mike Schuh reports, the recipients in Laurel are now giving back. 344 more words

News

How To Be A Parent: What They Tell You

They tell us…..

You want your children to happy.

You want your children to be good.

You want them to be healthy.

You want them to have the best education… 434 more words

Parenting

Essie Fall 2013 vs Fall 2014 Collection

Essie’s Fall 2014 Collection came out a while ago and I could’ve sworn I had seen or already owned all the colors they featured so I didn’t pick up any of the polishes. 260 more words

Nail Polish

Global commodities trade in a nutshell

Chris Cook, Linlithgow, in the Financial Times:

Commodity producers have an interest in transparent, stable high prices, while commodity consumers have an interest in transparent, stable low prices. 48 more words

Food Producers