Nick Gillespie sat down recently, at Reason’s Washington office, to chat for about six minutes with Russ . It’s a great conversation.
Steve Landsburg’s most-recent post  reminds me – admittedly idiosyncratically – of my favorite television show of all time, Yes, Minister (and Yes, Prime Minister). Here’s one of my favorite scenes .
Here’s a hot-off-the-e-press paper by Cato’s Alan Reynolds; it’s on income inequality . And here’s the opening sentence in the abstract: (HT David Boaz)
This paper confirms recent studies which find little or no sustained increase in the inequality of disposable income for the U.S. population as a whole over the past 20 years, even though estimates of the top 1 percent’s share of pretax, pretransfer (market) income spiked upward in 1986-88, 1997-2000 and 2003-2007.