The Oil Market and Transfers of Wealth

Michael Giberson Holman Jenkins makes another good point in his WSJ column on energy (in addition to his conclusion, which I cited in an earlier post). He points out in response to Boone Pickens’s concern over the “transfer of wealth” to foreign oil producers: [Pickens] says we spend $700 billion a year on foreign oil, … More The Oil Market and Transfers of WealthMore The Oil Market and Transfers of Wealth

Girl Talk, Copyright and Copyleft, and the Evolving Boundary of Fair Use

Lynne Kiesling Have you been following the growing popularity and the music creation model of Girl Talk? Girl Talk is Gregg Gillis, from Pittsburgh (YAY!), and an article in today’s New York Times summarizes his music, his techniques, and its reflection of the evolution of copyright: Girl Talk, whose real name is Gregg Gillis, makes … More Girl Talk, Copyright and Copyleft, and the Evolving Boundary of Fair UseMore Girl Talk, Copyright and Copyleft, and the Evolving Boundary of Fair Use

Energy is Not Scarce: Comment on Wilkinson on the Sustainability of Economic Growth

Michael Giberson Holman Jenkins’s editorial on energy in yesterday’s WSJ seems to take the right approach: [W]e can’t drill our way out of the dilemmas of living in the world. But drilling is one of many things we can do that are worth doing. Over time, the price mechanism and technology will tell us how … More Energy is Not Scarce: Comment on Wilkinson on the Sustainability of Economic GrowthMore Energy is Not Scarce: Comment on Wilkinson on the Sustainability of Economic Growth