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Author: Chris Oestereich

I still believe in democracy | David R. MacIver

Category: General

I am still shocked by what has happened, but I will never give up my values. And one of those values is that a country should help all of its citizens achieve the best possible version of their lives, and it should do so with their active participation in the process. The solution isn’t to […]

It’s a war of ideas, not of interests – Dani Rodrik

If left-liberals take for granted that the white middle class is essentially racist, hate the federal government, oppose progressive taxation, don’t think big banks and dark money are a problem … and so on, then indeed many of the remedies that progressives have to offer will fail to resonate and there is little that can […]

How the Internet Is Loosening Our Grip on the Truth – NYTimes.com

Category: General

“For years, technologists and other utopians have argued that online news would be a boon to democracy. That has not been the case.” -Farhad Manjoo Source: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/03/technology/how-the-internet-is-loosening-our-grip-on-the-truth.html?rref=collection%2Fbyline%2Ffarhad-manjoo&action=click&contentCollection=undefined®ion=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection&referer=https://t.co/J8i39ptm7N

Bernie Sanders: Here’s what I’ll do the day after the election

I AM CURRENTLY working as hard as I can to see that Donald Trump is defeated, that Hillary Clinton is elected president, and that Democrats gain control of the US House and Senate. The day after the election, working with millions of grass-roots activists, I intend to do everything possible to make certain that the […]

Mylan shares surge on EpiPen settlement news

EpiPen said its subsidiary Mylan Inc. has agreed to a $465 million settlement with the Justice Department and other government agencies stemming from the classification of EpiPen for Medicaid rebates. The terms of the settlement “do not provide for any finding of wrongdoing” by Mylan… Source: Mylan shares surge on EpiPen settlement news The door […]

Review of WPC Book 1 from Econ Autodidactic

We received a nice review from J. Edgar Mihelic via his Econ Autodidactic blog that raises a couple of good questions about WPC Book 1. As this is my first effort as a publisher, getting good, honest feedback will be critical to learning along the way, so I owe a debt of gratitude to J. Edgar for providing me with a […]