The Christian Science Monitor reports on the burgeoning free market in Iraq. Things are off to a heartening start, although there are undertones of coalition plans to "manage" the transistion (deciding, for instance, which state enterprises will survive and which to have shut down). I doubt we'd want to make them go cold-turkey laissez faire right off the bat, of course—the last thing we need right now is massive economic dislocation—but especially in an oil-rich nation, there's the danger of (probably necessary) temporary safety nets becoming permanent state sinecures.
He Lost His Eye After a Cop Allegedly Fired a Tear Gas Canister at His Face. The Officer Says He Has Qualified Immunity.
If the officer succeeds, the victim will not be allowed to sue on those claims.
Plus: The gas crisis, it's time to free Reality Winner, and more...
Cops laugh about “probable cause on four legs” but the damage to innocent lives is real.
The CDC Director Misrepresented the Study She Cited To Justify Her Misleading Estimate of Outdoor COVID-19 Risk
Rochelle Walensky's gloss is puzzling in light of the evidence presented in the systematic review on which she relied.
Building more and better energy infrastructure is the best guarantee against fuel and electricity disruptions.