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Friday, December 3, 2021
Portugal Drug War

Lessons From Portugal About Ending The Drug War

When I explain to people how the government’s War on Drugs violates the rights of people to do dumb things to their own bodies,...
TPP Nations

Eclipse Of US Free-Trade Legacy In Americas And Asia Pacific

Recently, all major US free trade deals in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific have fallen under fire. As American legacy in free...
Marcus Aurelius

How Marcus Aurelius Influenced Adam Smith (No, Really)

Who Was Marcus Aurelius? Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was the last of the five good emperors of Rome. He was born in 121 AD, reluctantly...
Wine Export

This Map Shows Which Countries Produce The Most Wine Around The World

In case you haven’t heard, the wine industry is having a bad year thanks to the weather. European production numbers are going to be...
Finland Russia GPS

The Staggering Toll Of The Russian Revolution

Russian President Vladimir Putin would like to ignore the Bolshevik Revolution, which marks its 100th anniversary this month. Putin reportedly told his advisers that it would be...
Archbishop Damaskinos

The Greek Clergyman Who Stared Down The Nazis

"Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like." – Francois de la Rochefoucauld...
Marxism Karl Marx

5 Things Marx Wanted To Abolish (Besides Private Property)

One of the remarkable things about The Communist Manifesto is its honesty. Karl Marx might not have been a very good guy, but he was refreshingly candid about...
Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright On Devin Nunes, Dennis Rodman And Our Biggest Threats

In preparing for her 2000 visit to North Korea, Madeleine Albright was told that Kim Jong-il was an avid basketball fan. “I am totally...
All-Gender Restrooms

Multi-User All-Gender Restrooms In Schools Spreading

Multi-User All-Gender School Restrooms Spreading; North Kansas City Schools Follow Lead of GWU and "Father of Potty Parity" WASHINGTON, D.C.  (August 15, 2018) -  Although...
Affordable Housing

Want More Affordable Housing?

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article (“Rent Controls, a Bane of Landlords, Are Gaining Support as Costs Soar“), rent control is making a comeback in response...
income protection

Why Does California Have the Highest Poverty Rate in America

Can you guess which state has the highest poverty rate in the U.S.? Many people would say Mississippi. That’s how I would have responded if...
Bitcoin Ethereum Cryptocurrency Lull Price Rise

The Age Of Cryptocurrencies: Is This The End Of Money?

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett sees a big split in how blockchain-based digital cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are viewed on Wall Street versus in Silicon Valley....

Why Spain Is More Fractured Than You Think

Geography affects the development of all nations in profound ways. But it has rarely been as far-reaching as it is in Spain (download George...

Care2 Petition Calls On Kanye & Adidas To Move “Yeezy” Sneakers Manufacturing From China...

Petition Sparked By News That Kanye Is Planning A Meeting With Trump To Discuss The Resurgence Of American Manufacturing A new Care2 petition is calling...
Urban Agriculture

William Rees: What’s Driving The Planet’s Accelerating Species Collapse?

The data regarding planetary species loss just gets more alarming. Today's podcast guest is bioecologist and ecological economist Dr. William Rees, professor emeritus of the University...