Sarah Skwire is a fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc. She is a poet and author of the writing textbook Writing with a Thesis.
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Author Anita Loos imagines a female utility maximizer
JANUARY 29, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE
What if you took homo economicus, put him into a novel, and changed him to her? Meet "Lorelei."
Scarcity means deciding how to best use the resources we have
JANUARY 15, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE
Not having enough money for all the things you want isn't a crisis. It's a simple fact of living in the world.
It is not enough to urge Scrooge to be good to others
DECEMBER 18, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
Everyone knows Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. But few recall another Victorian tale that brings balance to the story of Scrooge.
Things are only going to get more uncomfortable from here on out
DECEMBER 04, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
When the lives of individuals are used as symbols for the purposes of politics, no one wins but the politicians.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014 by SARAH SKWIRE
Done, the map is obvious.
The landmarks are the only ones
we could have chosen