lol!

LOL!

Even though I almost never encounter an argument for – or justification of – government intervention into the economy that persuades me, I nevertheless encounter some bids for intervention that I can imagine finding persuasive, if my trust in the knowledge and in the saintliness of government officials were a bit higher than it is.…

revisiting-the-pokeflation

Revisiting the Pokéflation

Throughout the spring of 2021, the prices of Pokémon trading cards and boxed sets were soaring. Sales of the cards exploded to nearly 600 percent over the previous year’s level. Not only did this take place during the franchise’s 25th year anniversary, but also amid pandemic mitigation policies where individuals around the world began rediscovering…