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Jeff Bezos is stepping down from daily management tasks as chief executive officer of Amazon, the company he founded in 1994, although he will continue to be involved in the company as executive chairman of the board.

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Nine Principles of Policing from 1829

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Stigler's Economic Theory of Regulation: The Semicentennial

I've found that the word "regulation" is a sort of Rorschach test on which many people project their broader political beliefs.

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Three Reasons Why The Biden Tax Increase Makes No Sense

Anyone who believes the “rich” and large corporations will pay for $28 trillion in debt or the $2 trillion in new deficit has a real problem with maths.