Should Food Cost More Money?

As the argument goes, cheap, processed, mass-produced food is bad for your health, and bad for society. But at a time when people are trying to spend less on everything, paying more for anything (even healthy food) is a hard sell. Should the food we eat be better quality, and cost more? If so, who decides, and who should pay for it?

Tightie Whities, the Recession, and You

Other than the obvious hygienic positive for society, there is a reason we all should be hoping that men are wearing clean, new underwear. Sales of boxers, briefs, and boxer-briefs are excellent indicators of how the economy is faring. When times are good, sales are good, increasing slightly over time. But as the economy struggles, sales …

Cross-country road trip lessons and observations

I think I have now more or less recovered from the Curious Capitalist family’s 11-day cross country road trip—although I still weigh about 10 pounds more than when we left. We traveled from the San Francisco Bay area to New York, stopping along the way for visits with family and friends in Lake City, Colo.; the Quad Cities of Illinois …

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