Tagged: Soviet Union

A successful anti-alcohol policy - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 27, 2013

If your starting position is a totalitarian society in which on-the-job drunkeness has little penalty and is one of the ways of avoiding the world in which you live, alcohol consumption will be high. If that totalitarian society starts easing up on the totalitarianism on other margins while clamping down hard on alcohol consumption, using the tools of a totalitarian … Read More

Global premier: First Orbit - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Apr 11, 2011

Now, ordinarily I don’t use my blog to push events*. Yuri Gagarin in Sweden However, and having said that, sometimes something comes along which looks to be particularly fascinating.  And tomorrow, just such as  thing is to take place. Sadly, the Auckland event is booked out * sniff *, but Wellingtonian’s have … Read More