Daily Economy News

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Indiana needs to rely on the actual facts and figures to prove “success” in combating the opioid epidemic instead of reporting “feelings” and half of the overall picture.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

In Indiana, the outlook of freedom of speech on campus is particularly troubling, with only 3 out of 16 universities upholding policies that protect free speech.

Friday, November 30th, 2018

The market provides, even when nobody expects it to. That’s the lesson we’ve learned from Walmart, whose Texas mental health clinic is helping customers in need. 

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Unlike public agencies, companies must adapt to make sure their consumers are happy. Otherwise, they go out of business.

Monday, November 26th, 2018

But despite the campaigners’ enthusiasm for the idea, smokers are known for not smoking fewer cigarettes when prices rise. Instead, they either ignore the hikes or find different ways to get their hands on nicotine products — and that includes resorting to the black market.

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Claiming to be looking after the homeless’ safety, health officials said the food, which is prepared by volunteers at their own homes, is not good enough for people living on the street. After all, home-cooked meals could expose the needy to food-borne illness.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Power couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West are not just leading by example by getting involved with criminal justice reform; they are also teaching the world a valuable lesson on the importance of free market mechanisms and how to save properties and lives.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Voting may be many things, but the least of them is self-expression. Conceding the sufficiency of multi-billion dollar political contests among highly vetted, meticulously-coached candidates is a guaranteed road to self-negation.

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Two hundred years later, Mary Shelley’s horrifying tale of the unconstrained vision continues to speak to us. It should also serve as a permanent warning.

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

The allegorical lesson here is that we are all captive of an elaborate game of Fantasy Citizen. In this game, the political parties pick their teams, foment conflict, reward points for infractions and altercations, and walk away with the spoils. What if instead we suddenly realized that sociology of conflict has all been orchestrated by our overlords? 

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

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.

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The modern social justice movement works towards the disintegration of society. It is not a movement to achieve its declared aims, which is impossible, but to destroy.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

We owe the next generation an educational environment with legal certainty and limited governmental interference that spurs a variety of educational options tailored to the different needs of parents and students. 

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Walmart critics should take a hard look and assess whether they are really for the well-being of the poor or just virtue-signaling the fashionable dislike of “obscene” profits.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

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.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

When left to the commons, road space gets misused and wasted. Underpriced street parking has made road space scarce.

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

We do not need human beings to be “angels” to achieve progress. We need institutions that are robust to “demons.” 

Monday, May 28th, 2018

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.

Monday, May 28th, 2018

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.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

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.

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