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The Great Holiday Shopping Mystery
In this week’s Editor’s Corner: Why don’t Americans’ holiday shopping habits match our concerns about the economy?
Taking the Courthouse Keys
In January the Supreme Court will examine whether ‘just compensation’ allows property owners to sue states that take their property without paying—or…
We Won’t Solve San Francisco’s Drug Problem Without a Different Approach
San Francisco must incorporate local knowledge to better handle its drug endemic
What Are We Nostalgic For?
Does looking back keep us from looking forward?
It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas Movies
This week’s Editor’s Corner notes that part of the appeal of the cheesy holiday rom-com is that it sells us a completely idealized version of economics…
A College Free Speech Crisis: The Challenge of Complicit College Administrators
Instead of being free speech’s biggest defenders, academic administrators are encouraging a campus climate of censorship
Car Crashes Are a Public Health Crisis, and Autonomous Vehicles May Be the Cure
Self-driving technology will drastically decrease the number of motor vehicle accidents and will lower costs for ride-hailing services.
Don’t Do This in Remembrance of Us?
Appreciating the past and constructing the future shouldn’t be incompatible
Addison Del Mastro
Are Different Races Incompatible? Far From It.
The narrative of racial relational pessimism is not only inaccurate, but erodes the trust essential for a democratic society
A Collage of Everything Imaginable
The work of David Bowie and Jean-Michel Basquiat points the way to the creative world of today and its ever-widening array of choices
Is History Repeating Itself in Maui’s Response to the Wildfires?
Just as with COVID-19, the government’s reaction to an emergency may have unintended consequences for local communities.
A College Free Speech Crisis: When Safety Becomes Dangerous
On America’s college campuses, safe speech now supersedes free speech
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