$7 Trillion to Fight Climate Change?
The EU proposes spending that much on projects that will barely reduce temperatures or lower sea levels.
The Trouble With Big SugarSugar refineries trample the rights of the poor. A few organizations are trying to change things.
Is the Shutdown the Founding Fathers’ Fault?After all, they gave us the separation of powers between Congress and the president.
We Need a War on CoalIt’s wrong for affluent Westerners to inflict the damages of climate change on the world’s poor.
The Gas Is GreenerBritain’s shale gas can provide energy security and jobs, and it’s cheaper than offshore wind.
Can Britain’s Banks Thrive Under Regulation?Parliament is cracking down after the Libor scandal. It’s betting that the banks will do just fine.
The Shine Is OffParanoid investors pushed gold to $1,900 an ounce in 2011, but the bubble has burst.
Intellectual Property Rights Gone WildThe case of Myriad Genetics shows the consequences of letting profit trump all other values
Is the Fed Blowing Bubbles?If we exit QE3 too quickly, the economy will crash. Too slowly, and we’ll see a finance bubble.
Someday, Electric Cars Will Be GreatRight now, they are expensive, inconvenient, and not very good for the environment.
Think of the ChildrenImposing austerity on our youngest citizens is unfair. It’s also bad economics.
Earth Hour Is a Colossal Waste of Time—and EnergyPlus, it ignores how electricity has been a boon for humanity.
All of Your Quantitative Easing Questions, AnsweredWhen is it ineffective? When is it justified? And what about unintended consequences?
The Deadly Opposition to Genetically Modified FoodVitamin A deficiency has killed 8 million kids in the last 12 years. Help is finally on the way.
Of Course the World Is Better Now Than It Was in 1900Even with war and pollution and population increases.
Global Warming: We’re Doing It WrongClimate change is real, but alarmism is leading to expensive and inefficient non-solutions.
What if the Emerging Markets Aren’t?Growth has slowed in the BRICS, Turkey, and other countries. What does that mean?
The High Cost of UnemploymentIt hurts the morale of a nation’s citizens, and austerity is no solution
Banks Have Become “Too Big To Fail” Again. Uh-Oh.And there’s only so much governments are willing to do about it.
Austerity: Still Not WorkingEurope needs fiscal federalism and a banking union to promote growth and recovery.