Economics

Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality

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Drug abuse with people sharing the same syringe
Drug abuse with people sharing the same syringe

No, Safe Injection Sites Aren’t Safe

Tuesday New York City opened two safe injection sites in a bid to prevent overdose deaths, which have skyrocketed in America. Here’s why it’s a bad idea. Read More ›
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Homelessness Will Not Be Solved With a One-Size-Fits-All Solution

Mark Horvath has interviewed a countless number of homeless people for his YouTube channel, Invisible People. Based on his own experience and these interviews, Horvath is a Housing First advocate, arguing that our efforts must be focused on housing in order to fix homelessness. Is Horvath right? Read More ›
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The busy of port congestion loading and discharging  containers services in maritime transports in World wide logistics

Rationalizing Tariffs

Economic Nationalism tends to boil down into two basic policies: tariffs, and limited immigration. Sometimes, in the past, it has meant currency devaluations, but today that is not really proposed. On a broader basis, it means that economic policy should result in positive outcomes, for the whole of the population. Read More ›
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close up of addict woman and drug syringes
close up of addict woman and drug syringes

The Real Zombie Apocalypse

The likelihood of a zombie apocalypse like the ones portrayed in movies and TV shows is slim to say the least, but in the slums of some of America's largest cities, it seems the apocalypse is already upon us. Only it's not a virus or a curse turning people into walking shells of their former selves – it's drug addiction. Read More ›
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Daisies growing out of a rock
Daisies growing out of a rock

Life After Capitalism

Anyone determined to provide a “new economics” must haul a heavy burden of proof up a steep slope of professional resistance. At the summits of academic prestige, economics presents a Delphic façade of math and marble. Read More ›
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Two police officers arrest and handcuff homeless woman in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.
Two police officers arrest and handcuff homeless woman in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.

How Leftist Prosecutors Contributed To 2020’s Massive Crime Spike

The number of homicides in the United States increased around 30 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reported last week, along with a 5.6 percent increase in violent crime in the same period. Read More ›
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The Bill Walton Show: Why America Must Remain the World’s Preeminent Seapower

After decades of cuts to shipbuilding and maintenance, the United States Navy has been stripped down to a fleet barely larger than it was 100 years ago, in1916. Meanwhile, China has dramatically increased its spending on its Navy, as well as on its Air Force, cyberspace and electronic warfare capabilities. Alarmingly, Beijing is building islands in the South China Sea, threatening trade routes and menacing allies. Read More ›
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Epidemic - 8th century
Epidemic - 8th century

Doomed to Succeed

Is modern life a doom machine? Do urbanization, international trade, air transport, immigration, tourism, and travel expose humans to an ever-growing threat of plagues and catastrophes? Are we killing ourselves through our cosmopolitan bustle of business, technology, immigration, cultural exchange, agriculture, and exogamous sex? Read More ›