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Robert Poole's new book, Rethinking America's Highways, persuasively makes the case for a New Vision for U.S. Highways that includes variable-priced tolling to end traffic congestion and public-private partnerships to expand roadway capacities and...
The IHSRobert Poole, co-founder of @reason, writes in new book "Rethinking America's Highways" congested #roads should be tolled, while new construction & reconstruction should be done by private interests, not public agencies: bit.ly/2MLonmu@antiplanner@CatoInstitute #Books
Forget that, as experience shows, government policy-making is often driven by interest-group pressures rather than by “the will of the people.” Instead, recognize that there’s no such thing as “the will of the people.”
The IHSEach unique individual has a will, but the group does not. Read more from professor Don Boudreaux developing this key point: bit.ly/2nQOWaU@feeonline #Individualism
Looking to protect “vulnerable” students, colleges and universities are chilling human relations and constricting intellectual inquiry.
The IHS"A climate of fear is inhospitable to the cultivation of academic relationships and the pursuit of intellectual inquiry."
Sociologist professor @Furedibyte responds to the growing culture of fear on campus: bit.ly/2OOcXvC@CityJournal #HigherEd #FreeSpeech #OpenInquiry
If you make more than $32,400 per year, you are in the top 1 percent of the richest people in the world, says one source.
The IHS"Unwarranted panic about overpopulation is a big problem that has led to human rights abuses and much pointless suffering."
Read @chellivia's refutation of the overpopulation myth: bit.ly/2M5v4v8 #TuesdayThoughts
The IHSWill humans ever reach the limit of all available resources? @chellivia says just the opposite is more likely: "there is no obvious reason why, given the right policies, growth cannot continue indefinitely..."
Read more: bit.ly/2vugEOM@HumanProgress #TuesdayThoughts
I thought my colleague was joking, the first time I was told off for using inappropriate language. As a university professor I thought that speaking...
The IHS"Instead of warmly embracing controversy, universities have become so alienated from it that they have drawn up rules designed to regulate, risk manage it and sometimes to ban it altogether."
Read essay "The Orwellian University" by professor @Furedibyte: bit.ly/2JFVEJapic.twitter.com/X4TOhLfpOH
NSA's recent collection of "Call Detail Records" seems like a genuine mistake, but it should make us skeptical of the wisdom of relying on intelligence tools that require this kind of large scale data collection.
The IHS.@bryan_caplan's response to prejudice: "People are wrong to believe that there are important differences between us & them. We should treat the out-group the same as we treat the in-group, because the out-group & the in-group are, on average, the same." bit.ly/2m0e26opic.twitter.com/u9xCMdLsh7
By finding that administrative law judges are subject to the Appointments Clause, the justices increase accountability and validate the separation of powers.
The IHS"Lucia will go down as a case where the Court actually reads what the Constitution says and applies, regardless of what that might mean for efficiency of government."
Read @ishapiro's analysis of a recent ruling by #SCOTUS: bit.ly/2K4cvq6@CatoInstitute #Constitution
Some news outlets wrongly state that Venezuela’s crisis is due to lower oil prices and that its oil production has collapsed due to mismanagement and corruption, claiming socialist policies are not to blame. However, what these analysts fail to...