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A Plane Flight So Long They Added A Compartment For Corpse Storage

Are we there yet? Like most experienced travellers, The Gentleman Economist occasionally gets wistful recalling really long flights, suppressing painful memories of so many hours yearning to simply be home in one’s own bed. The war stories include: Shanghai     … Continue reading

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New York City Rent “Stabilization”: Now More Locked-In Than Ever

From the NYT: Rent-Stabilized Apartments, Ever More Elusive New York state politicians have raised the rent limit for “stabilized” apartments from $2,000/month to $2,500/month, and the annual income limit from $175,000 to $200,000. In “core” Manhattan (below 96th Street), a … Continue reading

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