Daily Archives: August 7, 2008

Paternalism? No, Not Exactly

Untitled document Steve Chapman notes the new trend of what he calls paternalism. In Los Angeles, driving out certain businesses is not a potential side effect — it's a conscious policy. The city council recently prohibited the opening of fast-food … Continue reading

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High Tide For Green?

Untitled document Alice Thomson, writing in The Telegraph, notes the sudden cooling of British politicians for "green" issues – regardless of party. A rather large number of green tax ideas have quietly been shelved and the politicians are running for cover from … Continue reading

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