A 2003 book warning against illegal immigration has now found acceptance. The author explains. By Victor Davis Hanson.
The 9/11 attacks were the clearest possible call for effective national intelligence. Why are we still waiting? By Amy B. Zegart.
In June the Supreme Court issued a definitive—if narrow—ruling that permits the consideration of race in university admissions. This may have been bad law—but was it a bad decision? By Robert Zelnick.
Do needle-exchange programs ward off disease—or consign addicts to death on the installment plan?
James Kirchick on Let Them In: The Case for Open Borders by Jason Riley
Federal regulators lock arms with college athletic departments to gut men’s sports in the name of equality
The Scheinman collection brings to life the story of how two friends, a white American and a black Kenyan, helped African democracy bloom. By Tom Shachtman.
The Amethyst Initiative’s harmful remedy
Broadening the threat of retaliation
Can public policy support the institution of friendship?
There are better ways to provide legal aid to the poor
Fast food as scapegoat for fat America
Blame-shifting after 9/11.
Damning facts, dubious laws, and the separation of powers
This is a democracy. Congress must legislate.
This essay is based on academic and field research conducted by both authors between 1994 and 2001 in Colombia and the United States. For more references, see Buscaglia, “Law and Economics of Development” in The Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (Cheltenham: Eduard Elgar, 2000).
Colombia today is crippled by its most serious political, economic, social, and moral crisis in a century, a condition that seriously threatens both Latin America and the national interests of the United States in the region.