Yet another case of cherished Liberal policies conflicting. Electric cars may be good for fighting global warming (could be, might be--naaaaah). But are electric car subsidies good for equitable income distribution? Heck, no. Especially Teslas: "The thing about owning a Tesla no one talks about — nightmarish repair delays".
An argument that Tesla, Uber, Lyft, and Snap are not like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.
Economist Stephen J. K. Walters explains what happened to Baltimore.
"Why New York Can’t Have Nice Things: It costs three times more to build a subway station here than in London or Paris. What if we could change that?"
You know the drill: guess. Go ahead, guess.
So very sad.
Pro tip: move.
What a surprise: the demand for lowering CO2 emissions turns out to be . . . downward-sloping:
These results reflect climate scientist Roger Pielke’s 2010 notion of “the iron law of climate policy.” Pielke noted that support for reducing greenhouse emissions is limited by the amount of sacrifice demanded. “People will pay some amount for climate goals,” he noted, “but only so much.” At $80 a year per household, he suggested, polls found most people would support climate measures but raise it to $770 annually and support drops below ten percent.
To ask the question is virtually to answer it:
Which leaves us with the question of the day: Will the Federal Reserve bailout heavily indebted cities in the next crisis?
More Chicago-related links:
Be careful all you local electronics enthusiasts.
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