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...
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...
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...
Have you ever heard of the 80-20 principle? It’s a memorable phrase that boils down the lessons of something called the Pareto Principle. Simply put: 80% of the outcome is caused by 20% of the work, and vice versa. And just to be clear, it’s...
The left and the neocons screech at the same pitch when it comes to illegal immigration—they both love it. Liberals get to "feel good" about helping poor, innocent dreamers (even if it's our own people that are often the victims)....
It’s the French presidential elections and the heroine of the alt-right, Marine Le Pen, has exasperated the mass media by getting through to the final round to face off the ‘outsider’ Emmanuel Macron. It is clear who The Establishment want...

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