A Lack of Freedom Is Destroying the Middle Class, Not Chinese Competition
Staff News & Analysis     
Once more this weary meme is dredged up. We suspect it will be regularly trotted out within the context of "robots stealing our jobs." Imagine you were on a farm and robots were taking over all the menial tasks. The average economically illiterate person would suggest that sooner or later you would be out of work and starving on the street. In reality, you might find the leisure time to experiment with plants and invent a kind of hybrid that grew better and faster. You would only find time to ...
Indonesia Welcomes Smart Cities, Though It Shouldn't
Staff News & Analysis     
We've tracked this emergent meme a number of times. You can see one of our articles here: Smart City or Dumb Idea? An excerpt: Gradually ...
'The Hunting Ground': Reaping Profit from Rape Hysteria
Editorial by Wendy McElroy     
When the 'documentary' "The Hunting Ground" premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, it was advertised as a "piercing, monumental ...