California wants every home to come with a solar panel. In an unprecedented move, it is now the first US state to require solar panels on the majority of houses built after January 2020.
Californian cities such as San Bernardino, Stockton, and Vallejo have experienced bankruptcies over the past few years due to fast-rising pension costs.
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.
Bitcoin provides potential users with a genuinely decentralized, censorship-resistant, market alternative to the 20th-century model of central banking.
Historians commonly contend that the New Deal was pivotal in beating the Great Depression and protecting the American middle class. But how significant was it, actually?
Bowling Alone, despite flaws here and there, is still relevant as a tool to explore phenomena such as the opioid epidemic and the social decay prevalent in the African-American community.
Even with the latest reform, the US tax system remains very progressive, with the top 20 percent of income earners paying 87 percent of total income-tax revenue.
Many law-abiding Americans rely on firearms classified as “assault weapons” for self-defense. It’s unacceptable to base policy decisions on raw emotions just because of a firearm’s menacing appearance.
South Africa is now at a critical juncture. Expropriation with a racial twist will only revive the spirit of apartheid, but this time in reverse.
Instead of virtue signaling to constituents and turning to the federal government to solve every problem under the sun, policymakers should work to find more decentralized solutions.
For retail giants such as Amazon and Walmart, an internet sales tax is a dream come true in their quest to crush the competition.
For the sake of progress and common decency, it’s high time that policymakers reconsider the FDA’s role in the approval process for medical treatments.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History raised considerable controversy at the time of its release, above all, from mainstream academic circles. This comes as no surprise, considering that the field has been dominated by statist intellectuals of all stripes over the past century or so.
Sell drugs, get the death the penalty—just the latest policy proposal that politicians are desperately scurrying to in their futile attempt to win the Drug War. Simple economics of prohibition illustrates why this plan would be a disaster.
If Trump wants to make America great again, he can start by closing the Ex-Im Bank. America’s success was built by free-market capitalism, not government privilege.
A simple trip down memory lane, specifically the 1930s, paints a lurid image of what could potentially occur if this far-reaching tariff policy is actually implemented.
Instead of focusing on top-down measures to tackle the issue of immigration, policymakers should consider decentralized approaches that streamline the legal immigration process, thus making it more attractive to prospective immigrants.
Concerns with right-to-work remain, given that it inserts the state in an area where it should not be in the first place. Ideally, there would exist a separation of labor and state, where the government gets out of the way and lets workers contract with employers on voluntary terms.
Americans deserve to be treated like productive citizens, as opposed to tax cattle when they take their talents abroad.
What makes More Guns, Less Crime special is Lott’s uncanny ability to weave economic concepts with gun policy. The power of this text lies in its ability to make any economist or casual observer of economics feel at home.