Driven by rising homicides in a handful of cities, the US homicide rate is increasing. Fortunately, the rate remains near a 50-year low.
U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
Politics is war by other means. And war claims victims. War has winners and losers. Most of all, war has profiteers
HealthLegal SystemPolitical Theory
The US government will outlaw yet another plant that has long been used for herbal remedies, magically transforming users into criminals overnight.
Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking
With such low interest rates, shouldn't we be experiencing a boom? The problem is, a solid economy requires much more than just low interest rates.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory