Prominent researchers propose making highways into toll roads with the proceeds to go to residents living nearby.
If any field is a pseudoscience, it’s economics, infected by fear of the propertied. Who’s an economic scientist?
The notion of lowering the voting age enjoys universal support in my household. My son, 15, and daughter, 11, are all for it; my wife, an education-reform activist who champions the urgent need for kids to be listened to and […]
Public budgets can make ends meet, if only politicians would recover the values that public projects create.
Over 600 million Indians did without electricity recently, as the nation’s power sector teeters on bankruptcy.
On the peace front, good news — an editorial from a major paper and a fine upon a contractor from the Justice Dept.
Amazon makes lemonade out of bitter lemons by accepting the sales tax and out-competing physical book stores.
Winning Olympic gold raises US tax liability. But what should gov’t tax, if anything? How about our common wealth?
Oil is not the only thing oil companies extract. They also get much of our money, and use it to buy favors against us.
Is the pay for the same job still of unequal amounts depending on whether a man or woman performs the work?
Health RoundUp — Packaged food is cancerous, even a little smog kills, retirement arrives late, and some cures aren’t legal.
Fred Foldvary comes up with a great new term for a phenomenon too thoroughly ignored — land’s power to enrich a few.
Green RoundUp — The good news outweighs the bad for once. Can sparing Earth lead to sharing her worth?
A mega urban tree farm is admittedly designed to price low-income people out of their own neighborhoods.
Recreating the commons advances on land in England and in the air in Texas and eventually to rents everywhere.