Inflation is a problem for politicians. Unfortunately for them, it's not a problem they know how to solve.
The long, weird history of partisan electoral shenanigans
An excerpt from The Next American Economy: Nation, State, and Markets in an Uncertain World.
"While we are dribbling a ball on the other side of the ocean, people are losing their loved ones, losing their lives, and losing their hopes."
Thousands of people from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have died while working on enormous infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The Constitution's commerce clause guarantees a domestic free trade zone. A state law that bars a resident from traveling to take advantage of another state’s economic activity would be unconstitutional.
At least we can treat the results of bad policy as case studies for what might otherwise have been dry lessons in economics and finance classes.
Democrats paid $435,000 to back a pro-Trump Republican in Michigan—nearly $100,000 more than the candidate himself raised.
Uniting for Ukraine, a program providing private support to displaced Ukrainians, has proved more effective than the government's own resettlement efforts.
The Trump administration briefly liberalized dishwasher standards, but the Biden administration quickly reimposed the old rules.
Mendel had a history of run-ins with the state.
Despite experts recommending that birth control be sold over the counter, the U.S. still treats the pill like it's 1960.
The FDA's nicotine restrictions will push consumers toward black-market suppliers, who are completely unconstrained by the FDA’s regulations.
It's the superpolitical vs. everyone else.
Caroline Elkins' book raises an important question for people today, particularly liberals—an issue that Elkins herself sidesteps.
The black market for drugs empowers bad actors while imposing serious burdens on innocents.
Extreme taxes and regulations are hampering legal marijuana markets.
Activists were divided about whether to professionalize the political community or keep it ideologically pure. Sound familiar?
Tracer takes mind control to a new level.
Stray began development in 2015, so it's not intended to be an allegory about COVID-19 lockdowns, but it sure seems like one.
Perhaps boutique businesses with hip tastes can be as bad for bands as the biggest corporation.
"I have muzzled myself ever since 2009....Pretty soon you're going to be hearing about Crazy John, who's no longer muzzled."