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 […]

On freedom and pricing for negative externalities

Joel and I had a protracted discussion about liberty, tax, the role of the government and assorted other topics last night (and early this morning).  It was an interesting discussion, because I am a strong believer in individual liberties as long as they are taxed at a level that reflects their true cost to society.  […]