The recent experience of some cities in reducing crime can reveal a lot about better ways to fight it. In New York, for instance, crime rates have fallen by half in just a few years. What accomplished this feat was aggressive community policing.
This spring, in New Delhi, a group called the Global Environment Facility, whose mandate is to “protect the earth”, told a gathering of environmentalists from 161 member countries that its mission cannot be accomplished without more money. We don’t take such issues seriously enough, they said.
Paranoia about Canadian water exports is unwarranted and premature..
Are we in a Golden Age right now? A recent spate of “good news” statistics points to an affirmative answer.
The railroads’ poor performance in transporting Prairie farmers’ grain to ocean terminals is chronic and well documented. Private ownership, as demonstrated in Britain, offers a light at the end of this tunnel.
Two years ago at a conference on local government reform, I met Stephan Fantauzzo, a union leader who represents municipal workers in the City of Indianapolis. Fantauzzo provided a union perspective on the wave of reform now underway in local …
When Michigan ended school property tax, house prices shot up.
In Wisconsin, attaching the handouts to a work requirement has benefitted everyone.
The world recently lost two great minds in the field: Julian Simon and Mancur Olson. These two men had profound knowledge of the field of economics.