LVE45- Economics & History in One Podcast

This week you can get a great Economics, and a great History lesson, ALL IN ONE PODCAST. Hurricane Harvey landed in Texas over the weekend, but so did FEMA. I explain why that’s a bad thing. In Texas there have been multiple complaints of price gouging, but the shocking truth is, price gouging is necessary. E C O N O M I C S. In a discussion on competition, I break down an article from NPR titled “5 Controversial Ideas For Shoring Up The Health Insurance Markets”. This weeks show ends on a history lesson on why Abraham Lincoln was not a very good President.

 

LINKS/REFERENCES

http://reason.com/blog/2017/08/27/out-of-the-way-texas-the-feds-are-coming 

https://fee.org/articles/texas-price-gougers-are-hurricane-heroes/ 

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/30/546793927/5-controversial-ideas-for-shoring-up-health-insurance-markets?sc=tw 

https://fee.org/articles/both-lincoln-and-the-confederacy-were-awful/ 

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