Andrew Cassel answers some of my Wal-Mart questions

Not directly atleast Here goes the Inquirer article. “Did Wal-Mart displace other jobs?” Nope, not in number of retailing jobs, and it had no effect on other employment sectors either. That’s important. Although Wal-Mart grew like topsy in Pennsylvania in the 1990s, that has essentially nothing to do with the disappearance of manufacturing jobs. The […]

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InkyWatch.org?!?

According to this site the Philadelphia Inquirer is biased to the Right. One of the site’s maintainers is a professor at Wharton. Does it have a point? (please read my disclaimers in the sidebar.)

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For Richer

My friends on the left will love this NYTimes article. My friends on the right will tear it to shreds. Me? I have doubts about some of it, but I find this hard to argue with: …But then why weren’t executives paid lavishly 30 years ago? Again, it’s a matter of corporate culture. For a […]

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