The neoliberal agenda, or modern loaves and fishes

Neoliberalism is fundamentally the idea that if two people would like to make a deal that does not directly affect anybody else, we should let them. It is opposed both to regulation and cartels, and the neoliberal agenda can take credit the de-regulation (and union cartel breaking) that allowed for containerization of global shipping, as well as … More The neoliberal agenda, or modern loaves and fishes

Gentrification, or a series of barely coherent thoughts

Over at Meisselspot (deep in the archives at this point), Yonah Meisselman has a thought-provoking piece on gentrification.  The whole post is worth reading (really, go click through and read it), but the core takeaway is this: like “capitalism” and “essays I wrote in high school,” I find “gentrification” to be a rather incoherent mess … More Gentrification, or a series of barely coherent thoughts