Blog

The Russian Danger

This might be one of those moments when something must be done and the “something” that is selected does real harm to freedom of speech. That outcome could easily be worse than whatever threat the Russians pose to American democracy. 

Blog

A Poster Child for Government Waste

Last week’s abrupt shut‐​down of the Baltimore Metro subway line provides an example of why government should get out of the business of funding transit: the Metro should never have been built as it is one of the worst‐​performing lines in the country and is partly responsible for Baltimore’s decline in transit ridership.

February 20, 2018
Commentary

A Basic Income Need Not Reduce Employment

Suppose the government redistributed to every adult a basic, unconditional income from tax revenues. Would aggregate employment levels a) rise, b) fall, or c) stay the same?

City A.M.