When it comes to public policy, good outcomes depend on a good grasp of sound economics by the public.
Environmental activists in US politics are making it quite clear that their goal is nothing short of a socialist economic revolution.
Virtually all laws involve "legislating morality." When people use this phrase they often really just mean "I want laws to back my version of morality, not yours."
Granting greater sovereignty to Indian reservations could have benefits for Americans both inside and outside the reservation borders.
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Pumping yet more credit into the Eurozone is as effective as giving adrenalin to a dead horse.
Democracy works best at a small scale. The electoral college's nod to this reality is much too weak. But it's better than nothing.