By David J. Theroux | Tuesday November 1, 2011 at 11:59 PM PDT | 14 Comments
Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert “takes on” Occupy Wall Street in a hilarious yet actual segment with protest representatives from “the consensus within the press group,” Justin (“a male-bodied person”) and “Ketchup” (“a female-bodied person”), in a “Co-Optportunity” with what Colbert calls a cult, oh sorry, I mean “movement”.
Tags: Bailouts, Budget and Tax Policy, Business, Civil Society, Culture, Entertainment, Government subsidies, Humor, Liberalism, Morality, Nationalization, Power, Propaganda, Religion, Socialism, Video
By Peter Klein | at 8:43 AM PDT | 1 Comment
According to the latest Kauffman Foundation survey of “top” economics bloggers. (I participate, so it’s not that exclusive a club.) Regular Beacon readers will not be surprised by the biggest word in the cloud. The full report is available here. As Kauffman’s Tim Kane notes, “The economics blogging community has proven to be very…
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, Economics, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Federal Reserve, Money and Banking, Unemployment