Daily Archives: July 23, 2019

Rights, Entitlements, And Privileges

All rights that we possess by necessity place obligations on other people and provide us with some sort of privilege and entitlement as a result.  This is true whether we view rights in the negative sense of freedom from interference … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grocery

Grocery:  The Buying And Selling Of Food In America, by Michael Ruhlman This book is badly mistitled.  The job of a title of the book is to set the expectations that the reader has for its materials.  While this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retail Disruptors

Retail Disruptors:  The Spectacular Rise And Impact Of The Hard Discounters, by Jan-Benedict Steenkamp with Laurens Sloot While I must admit that I did not know the precise definition of a hard discounter when I started this book, it did … Continue reading

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Book Review: Food Justice

Food Justice, by Robert Gottlieb and Anupama Joshi There is a contradiction at the heart of this book, and one that is quite common when one is dealing with the artifacts of leftist thought.  That is, this book is not … Continue reading

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