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Bastiat would understand would Uber is going through in Paris. Reuters

The tale of Uber and a 19th-century French economist

The economist Frédéric Bastiat didn’t experience the “sharing economy,” but he knew the ludicrousness of wailing against a “foreign technology.”
Nothing says Fourth of July like “bombs” bursting in air. Fireworks NYC via

Is it time to ban all individuals from shooting off fireworks?

Another Fourth of July is here, the time for backyard barbecues, picnics, cookouts, parades, swimming and fireworks. One of those Independence Day pastimes, however, stands apart: fireworks. They’re a…