The Future We Want, a document that is supposed to set the goals for sustainable development for the entire planet for the next several decades, is being finalized at the U.N.'s Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro this week, the Rio +20 Earth Summit. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey listens in on various panel discussions about the future they want and, sadly, it largely amounts to green crony capitalism.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
"You have a situation where a person owed $8 and lost their house. I mean, how is that equitable?" asked Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein.
A Michigan Man Underpaid His Property Taxes By $8.41. The County Seized His Property, Sold It—and Kept the Profits.
A state law allows counties to effectively steal homes over unpaid taxes and keep the excess revenue for their own budgets.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
Campus conservatism must take the threat of the far right seriously.