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On the Matter of Expensive Big Macs, McDonald’s Isn’t to Blame

Talmon Joseph Smith and Jordyn Holman of the New York Times recently reported that “Over the past year, a series of indignant McDonald’s customers took to social media and posted receipts of orders they feel were overpriced.” Adding the empirical to the emotional, Smith and Holman note that since 2019 the price of a

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If They’re Talking ‘Monopoly,’ They Don’t Have a Clue What One Is

Former attorney general William Barr is at it again with his overnight conversion to “monopoly” critic. He claims that if “allowed to dominate AI,” Microsoft, Google and Amazon “could reinforce and extend their supremacy over more of the economy.”

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