Most full-time workers hate their morning commute. It takes too long. It’s stressful. There is never anywhere to park. These are just some of the complaints from commuters who have to drive to work. 1,030 more words
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A new Cato analysis tracks the failure of economic protectionism through American trade policy history. Scott Lincicome writes: American economic nationalism has risen in recent years, both fueling and fueled by President Donald Trump’s election. 14 more words
This confirms that even the world’s biggest miner doesn’t know what it is doing with oil assets. BHP Billiton bought up these shale assets in 2011, when prices were high, but a surge in drilling produced a glut and the price dropped and now BHP is hoping to sell, having lost $40 billion (and they don’t have a buyer yet). 1,361 more words
Congratulations to Kristin Carlson for successfully defending her MS Thesis: “Accessibility Impacts of Bus Access to Managed Lanes” at the University of Minnesota Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering on August 22, 2017. 191 more words
Thomas Frank, Listen, Liberal: What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? (2016), 334 pp.
The Democratic Party for Frank began with the New Deal and from that perspective was originally dedicated helping ordinary Americans adjust to the first industrial revolution. 235 more words