Archive for August, 2007

The conventions of popular business writing can be a real barrier to understanding the economics of commons. This thought occurs to me as I look at the online edition of The Economist. They have written an entire little hymn of praise to the genius of Steve Jobs and his feat of saving Apple. They’ve written […]


I just finished reading a great book, No One Makes You Shop at Walmart by Tom Slee, and it ought to be assigned reading in every high school and college introductory economics class in the country. Like any good, cost-conscious citizen of the commons, I got this book from my local library but I just […]