Monthly Archives: June 2013

Should the Minimum Wage be Raised?

I have entangled myself in another one of those Facebook debates on the minimum wage. There are two perspectives and two philosophies that are offered to address the same problem. It is in response to the following article written by … Continue reading

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An Economic Explanation for the Riots in Sweden

Introduction What is going on in Sweden? Riots that started in Husby, a suburb north of the capital in Stockholm, spread to ten more suburbs. Cars were set on fire, and police were attacked by mostly angry, immigrant youth. It … Continue reading

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Why it is Disappointing to be on the Left, While it Remains an Inherent Necessity

I have attended the Left Forum yesterday in New York ( It was a very interesting experience, and I must thank one of my urban studies professors at Penn for having recommended me to go there. It was certainly very … Continue reading

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