Hamilton on Oil Prices and the Recession

Michael Giberson James Hamilton, “Will rising oil prices derail the recovery?“: I have no doubt that the problems with financial markets were a bigger factor than oil prices in the striking collapse in output in 2008:Q4 and 2009:Q1. The other approaches to measuring the contribution of oil to the downturn surveyed in my Brookings paper … More Hamilton on Oil Prices and the Recession

Read Wilkinson on the Perils of Political Correctness

Michael Giberson Will Wilkinson, at The Week, writes about “The perils of political correctness–left and right.”  How we think about what is and is not socially acceptable can, in some cases, get people killed.