A “Third Way” on Network Neutrality

Lynne Kiesling Regular KP readers might have noticed my reticence to opine on the current net neutrality roilings (which is why I am grateful to Mike for picking up the slack). There’s a good reason for that: I don’t find either of the polemic, binary, extreme positions that are being argued and memorialized in legislative … More A “Third Way” on Network NeutralityMore A “Third Way” on Network Neutrality

Wine Bankruptcies in Australia: More Ill-Advised Government Policy

Lynne Kiesling Tim Worstall alerts us to a manifestation of government distortion of decision-making in Australia: a glut of grapes has pushed down grape and wine prices, and small producers are in danger of going out of business. The Telegraph article that Tim cites says that The problem is so severe that the industry said … More Wine Bankruptcies in Australia: More Ill-Advised Government PolicyMore Wine Bankruptcies in Australia: More Ill-Advised Government Policy

The Plenitude of Capitalism and the World Cup

Lynne Kiesling Today’s Wall Street Journal has an article on a manifestation of the plenitude of capitalism: Wal-Mart is selling customized World Cup gear in the various countries where it operates around the world (US, Germany, England, Mexico, for example). My favorite: Garden gnomes in England kit. If that’s not culture-specific marketing, I don’t know … More The Plenitude of Capitalism and the World CupMore The Plenitude of Capitalism and the World Cup