Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Thinking the Unthinkable - Part II

In Scott Cleland’s recent piece titled, “Silicon Valley’s Biggest Internet Mistake,” he makes an

Stealing from Competitors is “How Google Works”

Google executives’ saccharine best-selling book: “How Google Works,” pr

Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Theory of Inflations and Recessions

Eighty years ago, in the autumn of 1934, there appeared in English one of the most important books on money and inflation penned in the twentieth century, The Theory of Money and Credit

A Young Person's Guide to Energy Conservation

Energy has long lost the attention of the media, so we no longer think about ways we use energy and its effect on national policy or our pocketbooks.  However, the problems of energ

HBO Streaming Is Good News for All Entertainment Consumers

Acting on plans reported here a month ago, entertai

Metropolitan Housing: More Space, Large Lots

Americans continue to favor large houses on large lots.

Taiwan High Speed Rail Near Bankruptcy

Efforts are underway by the Taiwan government for a government led restructuring to avoid bankruptcy (P

Common Core Proponents Blame Their Victims

It has become fashionable to blame the effects of nationalizing education on anything but the national curriculum mandates and the tests that accomplish it.

Time for Travel Caution in Dealing with Ebola Outbreak

Breaking news as this article was being written is that 

No, A Carbon Tax Cannot Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

A tax on carbon dioxide emissions would destroy far more jobs – and wealth – than it would create, despite the well-intentioned hopes of Forbes.com contributor James Conca.