rePost::Marginal Revolution: The charity tax

The charity tax The estimated social pressure cost of saying no to a solicitor is $3.5 for an in-state charity and $1.4 for an out-of-state charity. Our welfare calculations suggest that our door-to-door fund-raising campaigns on average lower utility of the potential donors. via Marginal Revolution: The charity tax. We hate not doing/giving, but we […]

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Nice Idea::Brooklyn Torch Project

I wonder what philippine law has to say with local currency? must find a lawyer, must ask! (link from Freakonomics blog) The Brooklyn Torch project is a local currency project aimed at providing Brooklynites with a tangible medium of exchange that will circulate and support the resident community. We are starting the Brooklyn Torch project […]

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What’s Playing: The Taxman by The Beatles

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Performed by The Beatles Composed by George Harrison One, two, three, four… Hmmm! One, two, (one, two, three, four!) Let me tell you how it will be; There’s one for you, nineteen for me. ‘Cause I’m the taxman, Yeah, I’m the taxman. Should five per cent appear too small, […]

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Praise To Effort: Spoiling Fans:Utah vs. Miami – Recap – March 14, 2009 – ESPN

Image by Johnny Shaw via Flickr “I think our fans now are getting a little bit spoiled,” Spoelstra said. “We’re trying to win them back and give them something to remember every time out. I think they got their money’s worth.” via Utah vs. Miami – Recap – March 14, 2009 – ESPN.

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Praise To Effort: Spoiling Fans:Utah vs. Miami – Recap – March 14, 2009 – ESPN

Image by Johnny Shaw via Flickr “I think our fans now are getting a little bit spoiled,” Spoelstra said. “We’re trying to win them back and give them something to remember every time out. I think they got their money’s worth.” via Utah vs. Miami – Recap – March 14, 2009 – ESPN.

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