The corporate artist? (6:00) . . . Not an oxymoron in Ayn Rand’s thinking, as Prof. Jennifer Burns explains in her analysis of Atlas Shrugged.
Nanny of the Month (1:42). . . Frisco, Texas, wins this month’s prize for re-writing city ordinances to keep one man from holding up a helpful sign.
Economics and Crimea. . . “Follow the money” may be the best interpretive model for seeing into Crimea’s decision to secede to Russia.
Should gov’t stop monopolies? (3:40) . . . Maybe. Maybe not, says Prof. Lynne Kiesling of Northwestern U. In the end, the unintended consequences of busting a monopoly might leave the consumer worse off.