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Jeff Tucker reviews The Big Short [2].

Doug Bandow calls on Americans to aid Syrian refugees – here and abroad [3].

Even the gentle Timothy Taylor is made angry by Paul Krugman [4].

George Will bids adieu to 2015 [5].  A slice:

[In 2015] We learned that a dismal threshold has been passed. The value of property that police departments seized through civil asset forfeiture – usually without accusing, let alone convicting, the property owners of a crime – exceeded the value of property stolen by nongovernment burglars [6]. The attorney general of New York, which reaps billions from gambling – casinos, off-track betting, the state lottery – moved to extinguish (competition from) fantasy football [7] because it is gambling.

Hardee’s hires new ‘workers’ in response to higher minimum wages [8].

Steve Horwitz explores the shrinkage of America’s middle class [9].

David Henderson reflects on a new paper by my colleague David Levy and his long-time co-author Sandy Peart [10].

Test your knowledge of economic reality with Mark Perry [11].