Years ago, when interest rates were low, calls for the federal government to exercise fiscal restraint were dismissed. That was unwise.
The best reforms would correct the real problems of overcriminalization and overincarceration, as well as removing all artificial barriers to building more homes.
But don't expect taxpayers to rescue adventurers when they fail, either.
California Regulations Prevent Insurers From Accurately Pricing Wildfire Risk, so Now They're Fleeing the State
California homeowners are finding out that government-imposed market distortions cannot be maintained forever.
Delayed payments will increase, and companies will respond by raising interest rates—or denying low-income applicants outright.
Elon Musk, Andrew Yang, and Steve Wozniak Propose an A.I. 'Pause.' It's a Bad Idea and Won't Work Anyway.
For good and ill, human beings advance through trial and error. The same will be the case with A.I.
The risk of broad and overcautious policies is one we should take more seriously.
New U.N. report says we are about to "miss a brief and rapidly closing window of opportunity to secure a liveable and sustainable future for all."
Even on campuses where the student body is 99 percent vaccinated, college administrators are bending to COVID-19 hysteria.
Vaccine-Related Heart Inflammation Risks for Young People Much Lower Than COVID-19 Heart Inflammation Risks
Young males infected with COVID-19 are six times more likely to develop myocarditis than those who have been vaccinated.
The risk of dying from extreme weather since the 1920s has dropped by 99.75 percent.
The agency's disease advice is seen as increasingly irrelevant by more Americans.
The state's insurance commissioner forbids the canceling of policies for homes in risky areas.
Chicago Judge Says His Bail Reforms Were a Success. But Independent Reviews Show Flaws and More Crimes.
Did Cook County overdo it and let too many dangerous defendants free?
It's simple: You should not build your house in places where you can't get private flood insurance.
Allison Schrager wants to change the way you take chances.
New study explains why I can't convince people that terrorism is not worth worrying much about.
No curtain calls for any security theater performances.
Fearmongering responses at the idea that the feds don't need to run everything
In the past five years, how many U.S. terrorist attacks were committed by jihadists?
It's democratic, so what could possibly be wrong with that?
New Years Resolution: Stop putting your kids and other people at risk
Is that a good use of New York state taxpayer dollars?
Stay calm, carry on, and above all, defend the Constitution.
Ronald Bailey responds to Dr. Jeffrey Singer's "Vaccination and Free Choice"
The best-selling author of The Black Swan talks about his new book and why most public intellectuals aren't worth a damn.