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Real gas prices are not at record levels; corporations are price gouging

Ten corporations control 80% of US refining capacity.

Economics Politics and civics

Should Amazon replace public libraries?

LIU econ professor Panos Mourdoukoutas thinks Amazon should replace public libraries to save taxpayers money. He’s wrong, and his essay is poorly reasoned and an embarrassment to economists everywhere.


United Airlines does not have a “PR” problem

United Airlines has social media black eye for Sunday’s manhandling of a customer in Chicago. But this is not a “PR” problem, it’s not superficial behavior. The problem is deep in the soul of the organization.