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Op Ed

Try Not Shooting at the Protesters

To me it seems obvious: if you want a happy country, you’re going to need some happy citizens. You can go the Saudi Arabia route and bribe your people with incentives and subsidized luxuries. You could go the Canada route and provide a system of elected representation that works hard to lay out respect and […]

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Politics

Persephoneconomics: Why It Matters

I’m sure I don’t have to argue to anyone here that economic policy decisions affect our lives, and that bad ones can have lasting repercussions. Everyone who’s looking for a job, trying to sell a house, or looking at their 401K and vowing to start investing in Beanie Babies instead knows that.