For years now the federal formula for assessing the "cost effectiveness" of proposed new mass transit projects has been hideously biased in favor of anti-urbanist park and ride schemes. That's all about to change. I have a new column explaining.
Why All the Republican Party’s Presidential Candidates Believe the Same Thing Nearly every nationally prominent Republican politician owes his ideas to Barry Goldwater.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.