Ep. 102 Hurricane Harvey, Climate Change
Contra Krugman with Bob Murphy and Tom Woods
Krugman blames the destructiveness of the hurricane partly on climate change and partly on Houston’s lack of zoning. We take these on, and also defend the “price gouger,” who genuinely saves lives.
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