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The PATRIOT Act Should Have Ended With Afghanistan
Biden ended Bush’s failed war; he should end Bush’s failed surveillance state, too
Jonathan Hofer | October 12, 2021
Recent NIMBY Move Could Leave California in the Dark
California legislators have not only cut ties with reality—failing to see that they’re heading for ever more blackouts—they also want to cut their citizens’ last lifeline to reliable power when blackouts inevitably occur
Jon Hersey | October 7, 2021
More Marijuana Regulation Is Always a Bad Idea
While different stakeholders in the marijuana or hemp production ecosystem have the noble intention of streamlining the process, urging for more regulations is an inefficient and costly option
Revana Sharfuddin | October 6, 2021
Economist Explains Problem With Minting $1 Trillion
Here's why the fantastical notion of a trillion-dollar coin appearing out of thin air to pay the bills is so appealing—and perilous
Brad Polumbo | October 6, 2021
Snowden and Dorsey: What Happened in 1971
Something huge happened in 1971. And both Edward Snowden and Jack Dorsey are asking the same question
Jon Miltimore | September 29, 2021
3d Printed Homes: A Fix for Global Housing Problems?
With faster construction times, cheaper costs, and sturdier material, 3D printing can boost living standards in the developing world
Scott Beyer | September 23, 2021
Special Interests are Again Pushing for Biofuel Subsidies
Lobbyists have managed to further imbalance the energy playing field and consumers will front the bill
Paige Lambermont | September 22, 2021
San Francisco Mayor Breaking Own Mask Mandate
Mayor London Breed was just exposed—and she’s not sorry
Brad Polumbo | September 22, 2021
Shang-Chi Earns Its Blockbuster Stripes
Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, a review from The Beacon
Samuel R. Staley | September 21, 2021
Singapore’s Housing Model—the Positives and Negatives
Singapore blends market and centrally-planned elements in a way that’s far different from the U.S.—yet mirrors some of our problems
Scott Beyer | September 17, 2021