Smelling the Starbucks

Dave Johnson runs the progressive weblog Seeing the Forest. He recently started a coffee blog called Smelling the Coffee, which is how we got in touch. He had the fun idea of inviting me to write a post or two on a “libertarian perspective on coffee.” It’s an intriguing prompt, so I took him up on it.

The result is a post on Starbucks’ ambiguous role in American cafe culture. When my love of the market battles my love of coffee, which comes out on top? Find out!


5 thoughts on “Smelling the Starbucks”

  1. Come on, Jake, you don’t even address the FACT that Starbucks regularly includes ground up third world babies in its espresso blend. How can I trust anything you write ever again?

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