Licensing may be well-intended but it has a downside: poor people can’t afford them, so to start their own business they must work under the table.
Scientists who study the ocean see the floor beneath them went from 1% covered in dead debris to 98% covered covered in two years. What’s up with that?
In Europe, awash with too many carbon allowances, it cheaper to buy the rights to pollute the atmosphere than to quit polluting — unlike elsewhere.
“Georgism”, after Henry George, was an earlier term. This latter one is more generic, since the concepts preceded George and have been refined since George.
New York City charter schools in low-income neighborhoods, whose numbers are on the rise, show some of the most impressive achievement gains.
You’ve heard about China’s smog but did you know pollution of air, water, land, and food has ruined 8 million acres of farmland across the country?
A guy with dirt on the US Chamber of Commerce and a Republican fundraiser for the 2010 elections needs an obscure federal judge to overrule the IRS.
Downtowns have better transit, prettier buildings, and richer residents, yet exciting art requires affordability, diversity, and the time to take risks.
If you wanted to rent all the surface of America, how much would you have to pay the American people every month or year?
Earlier this year our contributor visited South Africa. Nelson Mandela’s passing brought tears to his eyes. Did the media cover apartheid and the US?
America’s nationwide newspaper has the guts to call for reining in some of the geyser of public spending on military personnel.
If you’re ever going to make that fortune, what will it take? What must you, and your society, bring to the table?
You won’t see this good news as often as you see coverage of the mass shootings, but to keep the trend going we could geonomize now.
The wonks who blog at the Washington Post came up with a real winner this year for transforming how we raise public revenue.
Leaders in a Caribbean island and in a Massachusetts town both did the right thing and recovered publicly generated values.