Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service.
On both the left and the right in Canada, politicians are using the Drug War — and all the lives it needlessly ruins — to play political games that help only the politicians.
While the US's central bank strikes a "cautiously optimistic" stance (as usual), central banks in developing countries are driven to easy money by economic uncertainty and a weakening dollar.
It doesn't look like French populism is going away, and this may be an opportunity to finally chip away at the country's paralyzing bureaucracy.
Keynes once suggested that "the Government should have people dig up holes and then fill them up.” The UBI is the same thing, but we just skip the digging.
Media and CultureWorld History
People are not economic automatons who necessarily arrange their families in ways that advertisers and employers want them to.
The socialists recognized the many material benefits offered by capitalism. Their mistake was thinking that total equality could be achieved as well.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. History
Not everything needs to turn into a nationwide systemic problem when the federal government is a political mess. We ought to decentralize now to limit the damage the feds can do.