Economics columnist, The Economist. My book, The Wealth of Humans, is available now.

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RT @normative: As with “grab em by the pussy,” there’s a bit too much middle-school tee-heeing over a crude term. The offensive t… https://t.co/IdzMRVef8z
@F_Vaggi The Economist has weighed in on this in a relatively encouraging way:  http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21731626-case-taxing-inherited-assets-strong-hated-tax-fair-one  I would go farther, but it is The Economist's column, not mine.
We should all do what we can to make the world a more just place. We should all do what we can to avoid being and enabling assholes.
None of us chose the circumstances of our birth, and none of us should think we are owed something better than another because of those circumstances.
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