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I Play Things: Monopoly (Two New-to-Me Versions) and Mastermind

Monopoly Junior. David, my youngest, has wrecked me at this version of the game three games in a row. Every time, he has reminded me that “Monopoly isn’t everything.” It’s dramatically simplified, with a smaller board–two property groups and a chance space on each side, no railroads, no utilities, no houses or hotels–and it makes […]

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I Write Things: Economics and the Environment

I’ve always been interested in environmental issues, and I’ve written some papers, articles, and reviews on the issue. Here’s sort of a one-stop shop for those. The Creation of Knowledge in Society: Waste Defined by Property and Exchange (Independent Institute, July 25, 2017) More and Better: Resources Defined Through Property and Exchange (Independent Institute, May […]

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I Read Things: Bedtime Stories

Essential Hulk, Volume 1. This is bedtime reading with David (our five-year-old). It’s interesting to read comics from the 1960s and see, among other things, one of the ways in which fear manifested itself in the early cold war. Rise of the Isle of the Lost. This is the third novel in the Disney’s Descendants franchise, […]

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