We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth, how dare you! When Greta Thunberg drew national attention for her comments at the UN in the Summer of 2019 some praised her performance as a stinging rebuke to the rich…Read More Population Control Isn’t the Answer to Climate Change. Capitalism Is.
The parties in this case are Terrence Byrd and the United States government. In September of 2014, Byrd’s at-the-time girlfriend and mother of his children had rented a vehicle from Avis, a rental car company. Byrd had been granted permission from Latasha Reed and given the car keys to drive the vehicle. Byrd had been…Read More Byrd v. United States [SCOTUSbrief]
This case involves the New York Rifle & Pistol Association, as well as three residents of New York City. In New York City, people are allowed to obtain a firearm, and they can keep it in their home pursuant to what’s called a premise license. The premise license only allows you to keep the gun…Read More New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. City of New York, New York [SCOTUSbrief]
If someone called you a robot, would you be offended? Probably, right? After all, robots can’t actually think for themselves. They just mimic humans by cranking out pre-programmed responses. But what if I told you that more than likely, you, and most of the people you know, are a certain type of robot. No, not…Read More Are You An Ideological Robot?
Workers of the world, unite! Many people are excited about socialism. They prefer it to capitalism. So, it’s time for… A new book, called “The Case Against Socialism” You’d think you wouldn’t have to write a book to make the case. That’s what a lot of people respond. They say, “Oh, the case against socialism?…Read More Stossel: Rand Paul on The Case Against Socialism
now we always have conversations on this show about up but the most extreme republican politicians one of the funniest slash most extreme is representative louis gomer whom you know said you shouldn’t be allowed in government he said that uh… brocco beside it bring back the unempowered the unemployed this is a dumbass who…Read More GOP Rep: ‘Obama Upholds Soviet Constitution’
Trevor Burrus: As you were studying economics, before we get to the post-Soviet stuff, I do have one question about access to reading people like Milton Friedman. That’s probably a little bit too extreme. Let’s say Samuelson or something like that. Did you ever get to read these people? How were you able to learn…Read More Stories from Putin’s Economist: Reading Western Economics in the Soviet Union
Voters in the United Kingdom head to the polls for a general snap election that will decide the fate of Brexit, the long delayed British withdrawal from the European Union. To understand the stakes of the election, which will likely result in the Conservative Party’s Boris Johnson or Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister, Reason…Read More What the U.S. Media Gets Wrong About Brexit
There were a sequence of robberies in metro Detroit, Michigan and Northern Ohio, and the police arrested some people, one of whom gave the phone number belonging to Mr. Carpenter. As it happened, when they requested the records from T-Mobile and MetroPCS, two cell phone companies, those records revealed that Mr. Carpenter was in the…Read More Carpenter v. United States [SCOTUSbrief]
Hello everyone. Welcome to a very special bonus filmed though we’re not looking at the cameras dispatch of the Reason Roundtable podcast. What? You’re going to go meta, right off the top? If you’re gonna instruct me— I’m not gonna look at that camera I’m not look at that camera at all. No we’re doing…Read More You Asked Reason Editors Anything. Watch How We Answered!