Tyler Cowen points out this Pew Center study showing that the developing world is far more enthusiastic about globalization and international companies than the rich West. Which is logical for two good reasons: Free trade makes poor countries richer faster, and developing countries haven't had the luxury and time to become aesthetically turned off by "cookie-cutter" chains and rapacious "multinationals." Reminds me of when the first McDonald's opened in Prague—it was met by protests, led mostly by young Americans and Western Europeans, and then it was packed from day one with Czechs.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
A class-action lawsuit is now challenging the DEA's habit of seizing large amounts of cash from travelers without evidence of any crime.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.