Archive for April, 2018
Review: Little Pink House Shows How Machinery of Government Undermines Civil Liberties

Little Pink House tells the sordid tale of how the city of New London, Connecticut, seized private homes through eminent domain to subsidize private corporate development.

FinCEN Form 114—I’m Not the Criminal Here

FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, is a mandatory report to the U.S. Treasury Department and is inherently intrusive.

Leland B. Yeager: 1924-2018

Leland Yeager, who was a valuable member of the scholarly community, passed away April 23 at the age of 93.

The Blindness of Social Wealth

Contrary to popular thought, modern social media actually fill the increasing void created by prosperity.

Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl’s Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry

The world is still a long way from a future of zero carbon emissions, but that goal can be achieved sooner if nuclear energy plays a much larger role in generating electricity.

FDA Issues First Mandatory Recall for Contaminated Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a mandatory recall for Triangle Pharmanaturals, a Las Vegas-based herbal supplements company.

What Gun Control Advocates Can Learn from London’s Knife Attacks

The powers in London are grappling with a rash of stabbings and wondering what to do. The statist instinct is to take knives from the people. That’s the American response to gun violence and the British response to knife attacks. Yesterday The Express ran a headline: “London bloodbath: 60th violent murder in London just yards...
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California Threatens Free Speech with AB-2943

Proposed legislation, AB-2943, making its way through the California legislature, is the latest example of why east coast folks see California as the land of fruit and nuts.

FDA Restricts Sale of Contraceptive Device

The FDA released an order indicating its intent to restrict the sale of the contraceptive device Essure, the only FDA-approved nonsurgical permanent birth control method.

The Other Money Heist

Sometimes fiction offers better lessons in political economy than reality.

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