Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

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

DC’s Economic Boom Comes at Public’s Expense

In the Hunger Games franchise of movies and young-adult novels, political power is concentrated within the Capitol; citizens there revel in pageantry and pomp while their fellow

Federal Survey Data on Tobacco: It’s Not About The Children

I have documented for several years a nonstop decline in smoking rates among American teens (

Union-Backed California Gov. Brown Appeals Vergara Decision

California Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to appeal the Vergara decision on teacher tenure and other traditional job protections for teachers.

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.

Poor Countries Want Modern Living, and They Want It Fast

More than seven billion people now populate Earth, including six billion who live in developing economies.