Negative Externalities

I’m probably past my Ezra-quota for the day, but this post on taxing fizzy drink/ soft drink/ pop/ soda (trying to cater for my WHOLE audience there) was really interesting. It raises questions about changing our tax system so that, rather than discouraging good behavious through taxation, such as through a payroll tax, perhaps we […]

Climate Change is Real. Deal with it.

There’s been a minor kerfuffle in the blogosphere today about a George Will article that appears in the Washington Post recently, and used a Newsweek cover story from the 1970s fearing global cooling as evidence that climate fear is little more than mass hysteria. Oh George, how wrong you are. I won’t launch into all […]