How Americans change their mind

From Alex Tribou and Keith Collins at Bloomberg Business on Sunday: Social change in the U.S. appears to follow a pattern: A few pioneer states get out front before the others, and then a key event—often a court decision or a grassroots campaign reaching maturity—triggers a rush of state activity that ultimately leads to a change […]

Explaining my absence

I haven’t written much lately. Actually, I haven’t written at all lately. That’s because I’ve been busy, and I don’t like throwing junk up on this blog just to say I posted. Believe it not, I put thought into what I write here. But I must diverge from my normal run of economic/financial/political/whatever-interests-me commentary and […]