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The FDA Loosens the Rules on Saving Lives
A Good Step, but Much More is Needed
To give the terminally ill the best chance, greater access to experimental medication is needed.
Raymond J. March | November 21, 2018
Improving Education
Spending Better vs. Spending More
The U.S. must stop pouring more tax dollars into a failing education system.
Kristiana Bolzman | November 16, 2018
A Better Post-Election World?
Here Are Three Ideas For Improvement
Attempts to cross the political divide can have inspiring results.
Art Carden | November 13, 2018
Consumer Health Revolution is Coming, FDA Permitting
Consumer revolution in healthcare keeps costs low and quality high.
Ross Marchand | November 9, 2018
A California Transit Agency Might Help Solve the Housing Crisis
Bill Makes BART City Planner of Last Resort for Station-Adjacent Land
Could new housing be built on land owned by BART?
Nick Zaiac | November 8, 2018
Candy Kings
How Do Your Kids Create Wealth by Trading Halloween Candy?
It’s a mistake to think that wealth consists of stuff. Wealth, rather, is whatever people value.
Art Carden | November 7, 2018
More Taxes, Less Beer
How Much is Government Really Charging You?
I was enjoying a pint at my new favorite brewery and struck up a conversation with one of the owners.
Elliot Young | October 31, 2018
Why are CAT Scans Cheaper for Cats than Humans?
A Lesson on How to Lower Healthcare Costs
While humans haven’t managed to bend the “cost curve” down in medicine, veterinary medicine has become cheaper and cheaper over time.
Ross Marchand | October 29, 2018
Is Gov Paranoid?
Spying for Your Protection
Gov’s got a problem. It turns out that people don’t always like being told what to do, even when Gov so obviously knows what’s best for them.
Ben Wilterdink | October 23, 2018
A License to Kill Jobs
Do You Have a Permit for That?
Starting a business is tough. Acquiring the skills necessary to succeed, attracting and retaining customers, and outcompeting the competition are not easy feats to accomplish. It can be even tougher once government regulations are thrown into the mix.
Ben Wilterdink | October 19, 2018