How the Disposable Straw Explains Modern Capitalism - The Atlantic

They worked. They were cheap. They were very popular and spawned many imitators because once an artificial straw had been conceived, it just wasn’t that hard to make them, tinkering with the process just enough to route around Stone’s patent. This could be read as a story of individual genius. America likes this kind of story.

-How the Disposable Straw Explains Modern Capitalism - The Atlantic

Posted: July 14, 2019




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