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  • Green markets

    Green markets

    When possible, let markets and property protect nature. That avoids the tragedy of the commons.

  • Policing a riot

    Policing a riot

    If authorities arm cops like soldiers, they may begin to think like soldiers — and see the public as the enemy.

  • Mindless drones

    Mindless drones

    Fears of spying and death from above aren’t groundless.

  • Patrolmen without borders

    Patrolmen without borders

    As the federal government fails to control the southern border, it sends the Border Patrol farther into the interior.

  • Healthy profits?

    Healthy profits?

    Markets do not automatically taint science.

  • Policing America

    Policing America

    Government always grows, and government is force. Force is always dangerous.

  • Who'll build the roads?

    Who’ll build the roads?

    In a market, everybody wins. With government planners, it’s always “My way or the highway.”

  • Important slow news

    Important slow news

    Bad things happen in an instant. The good news usually takes time. Reporters are usually clueless about it.

  • "Crapitalism!"


    We already have a time-tested policy for deciding, without government interference, where resources should go.

  • Omission control

    Omission control

    Sometimes a reporter’s job is not to report the news.

  • Here comes tomorrow

    Here comes tomorrow

    How can we make sure artificial intelligence, when it arrives, is nice to us?

  • Libertarians versus conservatives

    Libertarians versus conservatives

    Why assume government will do better next time?

  • Eat without fear

    Eat without fear

    It’s easy to scare people about what’s in their food.

  • Good news

    Good news

    Almost everything is getting better, even the things that people thought were getting worse.

  • Marriage: It's complicated

    Marriage: It’s complicated

    Be very suspicious if government says it’s bringing the perfect gift to the wedding.

  • Offensive speech

    Offensive speech

    Fight bigotry with more speech.

  • American dreaming

    American dreaming

    Government mostly hinders us, and then brags that it is waiting to take charge when we fail.

  • Privacy, please

    Privacy, please

    We can never tell government to butt out.

  • Earth daze

    Earth daze

    Poverty, not fossil fuels, is the real threat to the people of the world.

  • Taxing life away

    Taxing life away

    I don’t like that I have to have an accountant.