Great Britain’s press delivers another op-ed touting geonomics without using the term, putting sound words into a minister’s mouth.
Nick Rosen, our newest blogger, groans at how insider policymakers keep doing what doesn’t work, matching Einstein’s definition of insanity.
People drink water yet frackers get to contaminate it with government approval. Is that why you pay taxes? To raise your risk of cancer or mutation?
Saudi Arabia has held the title for a long time but who holds it now? Russia? Or the original leader? And what’s it matter to citizens?
Harvard’s Joshua Greene on the evolution of morality—and why humanity may, objectively, be getting better in the long run.
How much aid money never becomes food or medicine but ends up in a numbered Swiss account? Our attitude toward public funds needs to change.
Long ago, David Ricardo asked if high corn prices pull up land rents or do high land rents push up corn prices? From today’s farmers, the evidence is clear.
Students in Sweden go to college for free but still graduate with a ton of debt? Why? Hint: Are landlords so generous?
New blogger, South African Peter Meakin, gives on-site reports on what life is like in that struggling country with so much potential.
The analyst firm Gartner: As the digital revolution kills jobs, will social unrest rise? What if the middle class shrivels more?
You are what you eat. People in New England may get a chance to show that pristine food is healthier and that labels are wiser.
Merry Solstice! The longest night and shortest day brings glad tidings, the opportunity to get the good word out. Pipe up with what works!
Paying land value to government may be a bitter pill but it is good medicine; it deters land speculators and localities could de-tax our useful efforts.
What do they know that you don’t about timing the business cycle, which is really the real estate cycle? Time to grab the common wealth?