Technological progress stemming from scientific discoveries has fueled the economic growth that has more than sextupled the American economy and more than tripled per capita incomes since 1950. Even the dimmest politicians recognize the importance of boosting science and technology to our future well-being. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey takes a look at what the official Republican Party Platform has to say about sex ed, fracking, abortion, stem cells, nuclear power, climate change and more.
After the Cops Seized Her Car, the Government Waited Five Years Before Giving Her a Chance To Get It Back
In Massachusetts, Malinda Harris argues, civil asset forfeiture routinely violates the right to due process.
Michigan Farmer Rescued Injured Animals Without the Proper Permits. State Officials Have Charged Her With a Misdemeanor and Euthanized the Animals.
State officials euthanized six of Julie Hall's animals, including Sassy, a blind raccoon, and Po, a one-legged crow.
Plus: More Cuomo allegations, the "cult of now," the state budget apocalypse that wasn't, and more...
It's true that the freedom to make your own decisions comes with both benefits and consequences, but Krugman is squarely focused on just one side of that equation.