For an organization that is charged with fine-tuning the largest economy in the world, that’s a big problem.
For once, a bipartisan agreement in Congress actually produced a good outcome. President Obama’s veto gets destroyed, and the 9/11 victims will be allowed to pursue justice in the courts against Saudi Arabia. Continue reading Sept 11 Victims Will Get a Chance for Justice
It may sound strange at first. But in fact, libertarians are likely to do a better job of protecting the environment than the environmental regulations they want to abolish. Continue reading How Libertarian Principles Would Protect the Environment
Donald Trump achieved the unthinkable at the first presidential debate. He was boring. Continue reading Presidential Race to the Bottom Takes Center Stage
It’s not often that well-heeled lobbyists are working in the service of the common good. But this is one of those times. Continue reading Boeing, Airbus Accidentally Making Progress on Peace with Iran
The proposal was defeated in a landslide. But the real news is the fact that there was a vote at all. Is this a sign of positive change in the Senate on Saudi Arabia and the Yemen War?
Continue reading The Senate Tries (and Fails) to Oppose Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia
The US Drug Enforcement Agency has decided to make another plant illegal in the US. But the harm caused by prohibition is almost certain to be worse than the alleged harm caused by the plant itself. Continue reading Want To Create Thousands of Criminals Overnight? Just Ask the DEA
Facts are still coming out about the New York and New Jersey bombings. But from the information we do have, one thing is clear: the counterterror solutions promoted by Trump and Clinton would not have helped prevent it. Continue reading Two Major Candidates, Zero Solutions for Terrorism
The Syrian Conflict was starting to show some signs of hope after the new ceasefire. Then this happened.