The Reasonablists are having an end-of-life party, but haven’t paid for the park reservation fee. The leader offers to pay with a check since he believes they won’t be around the next day to make it worth anything. Ann happily accepts because the group has been wrong for decades before.
The townhall meeting includes complaints about various externalities associated with parks including frisbees and dog feces. The Baraguá delegation describes the command and control approach used by his country when citizens impose externalities on others.
Pawnee is hosting Baraguá, Venezuela as their sister city and Leslie warns the group to make sure they understand how poor Venezuela is.
Ron doesn’t believe in banks, so he potentially stores his money around town in the form of gold
Ben isn’t sure how Entertainment 7Twenty is generating revenue, but Tom and Jean Ralphio show him their printing press
Ron describes a gentleman’s agreement he made with a man to build a dining table in exchange for a 60 feet of copper pipe and a half pig. The barter system is inefficient because of how hard it is to properly measure the trades.
A student needs to interview someone for a school project and stumbles upon Ron in the office. He describes his libertarian views, but her mom isn’t happy.