This week’s best blog posts:
J.P. Cavanaugh explains inflation. It’s a topic normally as exciting as watching paint dry, but he explains it in an engaging way — and explains how news reporters and politicians routinely don’t understand its basic, and very important, concepts. Read Inflation Explained
Nick Gerlich on why foreign Route 66 tourism is on the decline. It’s not gun violence or Donald Trump or even a strong dollar — it’s a lack of good old-fashioned marketing. Read Trouble on the Double Six
Seth Godin wonders what Clark Kent did with his shoes when he changed into his Superman costume. And he relates this to how companies that are good at bureaucracy stink at heroism, and vice versa. It’s a fascinating metaphor. Read Clark Kent’s Shoes
Ann Althouse laments that a couple searches researching white supremacy led to so much of her Internet experience including algorithmically selected ads and emails about things she didn’t really want to know about. Read Who the hell does Quora think I am…and why?!
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