Climate, trade, Obama →
An interesting read if you’re following the energy debate. Krugman explains why carbon tariffs are necessary in a cap and trade policy: “But in this case the non-economic objective is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, never mind their source. If you only impose restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from domestic sources, you give consumers no incentive to avoid purchasing...
Happy 27th Anniversary, Mom and Dad.
This conversation happens at least once a week with my dad over the phone:
Me: Have you been helping mom out around the house?
Dad: Oh, I treat your mother like a queen.
Today is the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Anabel (my sister) reflects upon the day from Beijing in her blog A Clod of Dirt: read why her post is now on the Chinese regime’s black list. Here’s an excerpt from it: “Growing up, the story of the Tiananmen Massacre figured fairly prominently in my and Jessica’s childhood. Our dad often wore a T-shirt...
Why I contribute to Wokai: “Freedom is just another word for entrepreneurship.” I want to see this happen in China. euwyn: Zemanta will be giving away $6000 (split) to the five charities who get blogged about the most before June 6. Please help us reblog and spread the word about Wokai! For your post to count properly, please include sure to include the blurb in italics below...