Serious fiscal crises are coming in the years ahead for the “entitlement” state. The long-run consequences of a host of short-run policies that have accumulated over the many decades are finally facing the American people just over the political horizon.
I’ve been fortunate enough to have a career that doesn’t limit me to an office. I work from wherever I have internet access, which means I try to travel as much as my bank account lets me. From Fresno to France, Canada to Costa Rica, and soon Indiana to Iceland, I’ve been able to experience different cultures, languages, and, of course, meals that I otherwise wouldn’t be able to enjoy without the help of the sharing economy.
The film brilliantly shows the wild jockeying for power that follows Stalin’s death, with fantastic portrayals of all the important figures from this period: Nikita Khrushchev, Lavrently Beria, Vyacheslav Molotov, Andrey Andreyev, Georgy Zhukov. It also serves as an excellent guide to what actually happened in those strange months that led to Beria’s execution and the rise of Khrushchev to become General Secretary.
In setting the right incentives for criminals to want to cooperate with law enforcement—for selfish reasons—lies the success of Brazil's crusade against corruption.
The presence of a congestion-priced option will improve infrastructure region-wide. Making the tolled option easier to use will make for a better driving experience, even for those who don’t choose it.
Despite capitalism's track record of producing wealthier and enviromentally-conscious societies, decision makers across the globe keep insisting on anti-market and Malthusian-like measures as the best solutions to combat climate change.
Under a new Vermont law, members of the military who earned a certification during their service won't have to waste time getting recertified for civilian licensed jobs.
Taking a page out of Orwell's 1984, the state of Delaware is testing a mobile driver’s license program that enables law enforcement to keep track of citizens at all times.
A little pink house that looks over the water in a Connecticut working-class neighborhood and a “not for sale” sign perfectly depict the courage of a woman who fought against all odds to keep her home, because city officials decided that a pharmaceutical firm should have her land.