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Kingsbury Column: Train Derailment Brings Out Luddites In North Dakota

Kingsbury Column: Train Derailment Brings Out Luddites In North Dakota

I assume Say Anything readers know who Luddites were. Even today every time some industry or area tries to move to the next level of industrialization we find out that not all the Luddites were captured or killed in their time. Today they have chosen North Dakota as their battleground. It has gotten so absurd

Is It That Technology Changes Too Fast, Or Is The Government Holding Us Back?

There are two mistaken ideas about economics that, throughout history, significant numbers of people make again and again. One is the Malthusian idea about diminishing resources. This has been around since Thomas Malthus wrote about humanity outgrowing its ability to produce food, which would inevitably lead to widespread famine according to Malthus. Of course, that

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