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The Super Bowl and Marginal Tax Rates

When I give speeches in favor of tax reform, I argue for policies such as the flat tax on the basis of both ethics and economics. 1,173 more words


Songs for the American Working Class

by Allan Branstiter and Carson Starkey

It’s that time of the month. Bills are coming in the mail. Paycheck’s still a week or more away. Management won’t get off your back. 1,698 more words

United States Of America

The Social Consequences of Injustice

Ecologist Garrett Hardin’s 1968 essay, “Tragedy of the Commons” inspired a stream of writing by all manner of scholars particularly economists. The essence of Hardin’s thesis is actually a common sense observation that limited resources can tragically be depleted or destroyed when thoughtless unlimited use is made of them. 1,170 more words

On Society

UIS Inc. - An Invasive Species heads to Planet "B"

Whether humans destroy the ability of Planet Earth to sustain life, or the dying star we call “our Sun” does so, sooner or later, life on Earth will end.  876 more words

Class Warfare

Edgar Allen Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" and the Theme of Class Inequality

Edgar Allen Poe is the undisputed master of horror fiction [suck on it, Stephen King].  In his short story, “The Masque of the Red Death,” Poe explores the depth of self-indulgence, health paranoia, and the futility of the affluent members of society attempting to survive a social crisis by gating themselves off from the rest of the suffering masses. 1,379 more words