Free markets and their discontents

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Ending Drug Price Gouging: A Regulatory Framework for Pricing of Medicine Innovation

regulators can step in to ensure drug pricing both supports patient access and drug development.

What Happens If a Cryptocurrency Exchange Files for Bankruptcy?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/02/2022 - 9:54pm in

Law professor Adam Levitin explains why cyptocurrency exchange customers face a world of hurt if their exchange fails.

Nuclear Power Is Clean, Safe and Cheap. We Need It to Stop Global Heating

Climate activist: The arguments made against nuclear power today are the same as I was making a decade ago, and I was wrong.

Inflation Paranoia Threatens Recovery

Inflation hawks are winning. A ‘beggar thyself’ race to raise interest rates has begun. But this response slows economic growth.

A Facet of Late-State Capitalist Failure: Operational Breakage

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/02/2022 - 9:59pm in

Are seemingly increasing operational failures a sign of a bigger pathology?

The UK’s Post-Brexit Review of ‘Retained EU Law’ Risks Undermining Democracy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/02/2022 - 9:58pm in

Brexit requires the Government to disentangle domestic law from EU law. The preferred plan is to hand more power to unaccountable ministers

Neoliberalism Was Born in Chile. Now It Will Die There

A constitutional convention is remaking Chile to break with the model forged by murderous dictator Augusto Pinochet

Covid Situation Continuing to Develop Not Necessarily to the Officialdom’s Advantage

The new Covid news isn't better than the old Covid news, and some is actually disconcerting.

The American Hyper-Focus on Individualism Makes Us Poorer, Sicker, and Sadder

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 31/01/2022 - 10:45pm in

Our wealth, health and happiness problems are not individual personal troubles that can be resolved by exhorting people to think or act differently.

California Could Be on the Verge of Passing Single-Payer Health Care

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 28/01/2022 - 7:31pm in

California Assembly Bill 1400 shows that the funding math of single payer healtcare works. But does the politics?