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Excessive pharmaceutical costs.

A recent item in a local newspaper on the price of pharmaceuticals caught my attention. The question is, are the drug companies price gouging? Thus in the 1960s, Thalidomide was sold as an “over the counter” drug as a sedative, and to help with morning sickness, so that was relatively cheap. 805 more words

Economics

Does the Price of Gasoline Modify Travel Behavior?

By Dom Nozzi

Studies show that American demand for high-priced gasoline is extremely inelastic (that is, Americans are willing to buy gasoline at their current promiscuous rate regardless of how high the price goes). 593 more words

Congestion

9 - Net Neutrality

Debate is raging over the hot topic of net neutrality. What IS net neutrality? Net neutrality refers to a free and open internet, devoid of fast and slow lanes. 212 more words

Media Criticism

internet pricing

Just thinking out loud…

Years ago, I was looking at a chain of convenience stores that had free-standing urban outlets as well as suburban/rural ones linked to gasoline stations.   575 more words

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