2. “All the US politicians and pundits and social media virtue signalers who are quick to windbag opine on Hong Kong protests are quiet on Chile and Barcelona this week where brutal rioters are destroying their cities and police are aggressively cracking down.” That is from Sameer Chisty. Not exactly how I would frame it, but a perspective worth hearing.
5. New Kleiner and Soltas results on occupational licensing. As a side note, if you think quantity restrictions on labor entry are so bad, are you also committed to thinking the dual of price restrictions — minimum wages — must fail too? If not, what is the exact difference between those two cases?