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Ordinary World for 7 January, 2019

Your Ordinary World for 7 January 2019 featuring links to stories and points of views you need to start your Monday Morning off right from Ordinary Times.

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UBI in 2018

Universal Basic Income did not have the banner year it’s proponents had hoped for. Who knew it would be so hard to get people to take free money?

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Despite Promises, Another Black Monday for the Mahoning Valley

41 years after Youngstown’s “Black Monday” meant 5,000 lost jobs immediately and tens of thousands more to follow, the Mahoning Valley endures another day of 4-digit job loss with closure of General Motor’s Lordstown complex.

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Jeffersonians vs Hamilitonians Regarding Facebook and Google

A very old argument comes to a contemporary debate. In a fascinating article @Frankpasquale starts at Hayek and runs a thread through Jefferson and Hamilton to the current debate about what, if anything, should be done about the might of Google, Facebook, and other big tech.

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Linky Friday: eSpace

This Week: Economics, Education, Entertainment, Mindspace, and Socialspace!

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Make Universities Less Welcoming

The political right and left believe they are not welcomed at our universities. That doesn’t mean we need to treat all demands on higher education seriously.