Via Reason Magazine: “San Francisco may end up being the first city in the United States to open injection sites where drug addicts can shoot up safely… “…The facilities will be funded from private sources, though Garcia declined to say where specifically the money...
Ask any liberal economist and they will say that immigration grows the economy.  This is true, but it also mischaracterizes the debate: a bigger economy means little if Americans themselves are poorer.  Instead, what matters is economic growth per...
Here’s something that’s probably true: no two people experience the world the same way, and members of groups of races, genders, and sexual orientations are more likely to experience the world more similarly to each other than to members...
Is Free Speech a Far-Right Notion?Lately, you may have seen something puzzling across many media outlets. If you look closely at established media sources, there seems to be a marked tendency to associate free speech advocacy with far-right politics....
He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches. ~George Bernard Shaw Name as many billionaires as you can.  Now some millionaires.  Who are the richest people you know personally?Aside from being rich, what do they all have in common?  Very few...
Canadians are leaving Canada’s three largest cities much faster than they are moving to them -- an unexpected fact buried in StatsCan’s data on internal migration.Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver all ranked among just five major Canadian cities that saw a...
Ppart II of a three part series in response to Google’s recent firing of James Damore. Part I can be read here.I read James Damore’s pro-diversity memo a day or two before he was fired. I found it inspiring and called him...
NOTE: This is part I of a three-part series related to Google’s recent firing of James Damore.Google has recently fired an engineer named James Damore over a memo he wrote that circulated through the company. In the memo, Damore criticized the...
I love aphorisms.  They boil down centuries, sometimes millennium's worth of wisdom into a pithy phrase that sticks in your head.Some of my favorites include money is power, and whoever has the gold makes the rules.I like these ones because...
Renegotiating, or scrapping the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a central component of Donald Trump's economic policy.During the campaign, he called it the "worst trade deal ever signed" by any nation.Hyperbolic?  Yes.  Wrong?  No.In truth, NAFTA's been...

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