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Many of the papers from this past weekend’s memorial tribute to Gordon Tullock are now available. (HT Bryan Caplan)

The great John Tierney again debunks myths about recycling.  (HT Fred Dent)  A slice:

As a business, recycling is on the wrong side of two long-term global economic trends. For centuries, the real cost of labor has been increasing while the real cost of raw materials has been declining. That’s why we can afford to buy so much more stuff than our ancestors could. As a labor-intensive activity, recycling is an increasingly expensive way to produce materials that are less and less valuable.

Here are wise words on Syria and Putin from Steve Chapman.

Chandran Kukathas explains that to control immigrants is to control everyone.

Chelsea German highlights the enormous – and largely still unsung – benefits of specialization and trade.

David Henderson reviews Richard Thaler’s new book, Misbehaving.

Andy Weir, author of The Martian, talks to Reason TV’s Zach Weissmueller.