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Book Review: The Rent is Too Damn High

Matt Yglesias‘s ebook, The Rent is Too Damn High  tells the story of how high housing costs are having profound negative impacts on our society. Yglesias explains how current attempts to deal with the issue are inadequate, and how restrictive zoning laws and regulations are severely restricting housing supply in America’s coastal cities and thus drive [...]
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Textbook Rental's Chegg Raises $25M

Business & Finance : alarm:clock (6 years ago)

We know well the high cost of text books and most sane people will try to sell back their text books after the semester is over. So its a surprise that the concept of renting text books is commonplace. The price of an international ... Read Post

On Those Zombie Banks

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (6 years ago)

The more I read, the more I see the sense of what Yglesias is saying and the more inadequate Tim Geithner seems. Has any serious communicator explained the administration's policy effectively? I'm still waiting. Read Post

Yglesias Award Nominee

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (6 years ago)

"George W. Bush brought most of his White House team with him from Texas. Except for Karl Rove, these Texans were a strikingly inadequate bunch. Harriet Miers, Alberto Gonzalez, Karen Hughes, Al Hawkins, Andy Card (the last not a T... Read Post


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