Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
These are exciting though scary revolutionary times, akin to the constant acrimony in the fourth-century BC polis, mid-nineteenth century revolutionary Europe, or — perhaps in a geriatric replay — the 1960s. . . .
The other day I sought a respite from current events by re-reading some of the writings of 18th century British statesman Edmund Burke...
Several years ago I participated in a colloquium whose title was something like “Advancing Technology: Thinking Outside the Box.” The presentations ranged from the ever-more imaginative uses of robots (fascinating) to irrigating the Sahara Desert for growing crops that by mid-century could sustain the planet’s burgeoning population (unconvincing).
A few countries have found a way to stop graft and foster political stability: hire foreigners to collect their revenue. By Kris James Mitchener and Noel Maurer.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Reforming current legal immigration and refugee legislation.