Protecting Competition or Preventing It?

Laws and regulations create rules which guide our mutual efforts to advance our interests in dealing with one another. That is why they must be clear. Vague (i.e., uncertain) rules means there is no objective way to determine whether the participants in such “games” are playing fairly or well. Moving back an analytical step, however,


Wake Up!

Wake Up! Authored by Jeffrey Tucker via, The last three and a half years have been times of enormous upheaval. It has affected politics, economics, culture, media and technology. It’s not just about the spreading of economic, cultural and demographic decay. Millions and billions of lives have been wrecked, to be sure, but there


California Introduces Digital ID, Starting With Driver’s Licenses

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. In a concerning move for privacy advocates, California has broadened its digital driver’s license/ID initiative, prompting citizens to place sensitive ID details onto their smartphones. Dubbed “mDL” by the California DMV, this mobile driver’s license can be used in


Nikki Haley Is Hillary 2.0

Of all the terrible things about Nikki Haley — her enthusiasm for more foreign war funding , her deference to corporate cultural assault — the cringe-worthy attempts to hype her status as a woman (A mom! A wife!) and Indian (“I’m a minority first!,” “I’m as diverse as it gets!”) are the least offensive. But


Will America’s ‘Karens’ Succeed in Killing Free Speech?

During the first week of October, the American Library Association (ALA) “celebrates” an exercise in self-delusion called “Banned Books Week.” “For more than 40 years,” the ALA insists, “the annual event has brought together the entire book community – librarians, teachers, booksellers, publishers, writers, journalists, and readers of all types – in shared support of the


Where The World Eats The Most & Least Meat

Where The World Eats The Most & Least Meat Which countries eat the most meat? As Statista’s Katharina Buchholz reports, according to UN Food and Agriculture Organization data reported by website Our World in data, the United States and Australia are the top of the global meat-eating league with more than 120 kg consumed per capita