Green Jeans

Reading about a new Eco Index started me thinking about competition. The Eco Index is somewhat comparable to the Energy Star rating created by the EPA in 1992. For appliances, Energy Star ratings conv…

A Demand and Supply Lesson

A recent NPR report on the changing status of marijuana in California is also a supply and demand story. The story begins in 1983 when the Reagan administration sought to decimate pot production in Ca…

Khakis and Lettuce

Do you remember when we only had Levi’s? Until the late 1970s when Jordache arrived in department stores, buying jeans was not about style. After that, designer jeans became a fashion statement …

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