Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts: Per-Capita Taxes, Fines, and Flat Fees

I’ve been thinking lately about money, justice, and the tendency in our society to assign flat rates to goods and services.   Although we don’t normally think about it, it’s pretty much par for the course; it’s too difficult (and in some circumstances, illegal) for, say, a store to charge each customer a different price.  If …

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Remembering 9/11

It’s the anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the United States.  Not only is it the anniversary, but it’s the tenth anniversary, to boot.  There is a lot that comes to mind when a tenth anniversary comes around.  I know that many media sources have been providing stories about what people were doing when …

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