Is there a more market-based approach to government? Regardless of the outcome of elections, there seems to be a growing number of Americans who are dissatisfied with the result no matter which party is in control. Congressional control flips at a rate you can nearly set your watch to. What are Americans looking for? They’re looking for another way. They’re looking for a solution that the two-party system cannot provide; a choice of candidates that doesn’t force them to sacrifice a portion of their principles. Former CATO President, Ed Crane sums it up, “In my view, there’s a huge disenfranchised …
With a human population larger than any point in history, we are consuming more natural resources than at any point in history. So, how can we ever expect to maintain this pace without running out of resources? As it turns out, the people who seriously sound these alarm bells are forgetting one thing. Throughout history, bigger problems have produced bigger solutions. Had those initial problems never arisen, neither would have the solutions. As noted scholar Julian Simon put it, “We need our problems. In some fundamental way we need bigger and better problems. That’s not to say we should run …
People here, people there, people everywhere! The world population grows exponentially, and so does resource consumption. This will end in tears. Dead Wrong®. Find out how the numbers just don’t support this common misconception with Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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We have to talk about the elephant graph in the room. It shows that all the world’s poor and the very richest in rich countries increased their income a lot between 1988 and 2008. But look at the west’s middle class – nothing. They are the losers of globalization. Dead wrong. Numbers can play tricks if you don’t look at the whole picture. Here’s Free To Choose Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg on how.
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