Makes sense to me. I bought my last car without setting foot in a dealership and I very much hope to continue that.
You know, two trillion galaxies is one heck of a lot of stuff.
This is based on expenditures, not physical quantities, so cost of living plays a role. Still, I'm surprised: San Diego?
From the Brookings Institution. Not, the last time I checked, a member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.
Rent control appears to help affordability in the short run for current tenants, but in the long-run decreases affordability, fuels gentrification, and creates negative externalities on the surrounding neighborhood. These results highlight that forcing landlords to provide insurance to tenants against rent increases can ultimately be counterproductive.
5.5 minute video of her appearnce on the Tonight Show, May 2009.
"Retail behemoth Walmart announced plans to open a new, state-of-the-art warehouse in California specifically designed to fulfill grocery orders, reports Supply Chain Dive."
Take a wild guess.
While definitely not for everyone, intermittent fasting seems to have helped me.
Related: pointers to some recent research on it.
Professor Gordon agrees with, and expands on, the assertion that "Econ 1 (or Econ 101) is all you really need". (I agree, too.)
He recommends The Economic Way of Thinking, which I also like. And I'll plug Trade-Offs: An Introduction to Economic Reasoning and Social Issues, Second Edition. (It's narrower in scope, but the benefit is a tight focus on a really important idea in economics.
Related, by Paul Rubin: "We Must Teach College Students Basic Economics".
Let us hope that this really dopey idea is never implemented.