Roy Cordato

Senior Economist Emeritus

Posts by Roy Cordato (page 8)

  • What else happened during this time period?

    Try the birth and then spread of free market capitalism and the industrial revolution that it ushered in.
    Roy Cordato, May 23, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that “climate science,” much like the founding fathers of your movement all believed about the science of eugenics, is settled.
    Roy Cordato, May 19, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the science surrounding how additional CO2 in the atmosphere will effect global climate is settled but the science of how to tell the difference between a boy and a girl is not.
    Roy Cordato, May 16, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you see nothing ironic about Bernie Sanders telling a group of young people who support him because he is promising them free college, that greed is destroying America.
    Roy Cordato, May 12, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …given a choice between reducing the incomes of the rich (say top 2% of income earners) by 50 percent or increasing the incomes of the the poor (say the bottom quintile of income earners) by 100%, you, without hesitation, would choose the former.
    Roy Cordato, May 2, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …you believe that the pediatrician who announces “it’s a boy” to the mom-to-be upon viewing her ultrasound is being presumptuous and transphobic, and that the appropriate reaction would be “biologically it’s a boy but it is too soon to tell what gender the baby will eventually identify with.”…
    Roy Cordato, April 29, 2016
  • It’s not easy being green

    Day in and day out we are told by, well almost everyone, that in order to “be green” we must do what ever we can to reduce our contribution to atmospheric CO2–you know, reduce our carbon foot print. Well now comes a study from the journal Nature Climate Change saying that…
    Roy Cordato, April 29, 2016
  • You might be a progressive if…

    …after watching this video your response is: “I don’t get it, what’s the point?”…
    Roy Cordato, April 19, 2016