America’s urban-rural divides – 06/29/17
Article explains how mutual incomprehension between urban and rural America can border on malice, highlighting research and an experiment conducted by Professor Lauren Rivera on how people who include listening to country music among their pastimes are much less likely to get called for interview at elite white-collar firms than those who say they like sailing.
Should Government Put a Tax on ‘Sin’ Products and Services? – 06/27/17
Article by Professor Philip Kotler discusses tax on sin products and how the government – whether in a city, state, or nation – might be encouraged to ban, tax, or “scandalize” them to reduce their consumption. The issue is if, when and how should governments undertake to reduce the consumption of these ‘sin’ products and services.