Camp Katrina, the blog, is campaigning to have hurricanes have different sorts of names. You know, not the sort you're embarrassed to say out loud or any likely to leave a poor, innocent regular individual with a name that conjures up death and destruction. See A Long Time Ago in a Hurricane Far, Far Away . . . for a discussion in favor of names taken from Star Wars.
For some nice backlist posts from the same blog, see Hurricanes are a Drag for Stupid Criminals and Operation Lollypop.
Greg Mankiw on Free Trade - (Don Boudreaux) TweetGreg Mankiw’s recent New York Times column offers an excellent summary of some recent research on international trade. And I love his...
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