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America's problem? Too many laws

Dec 5, 2014

America's problem? Too many laws

by Stephen L. Carter

A Yale law professor tells his students that it is unavoidable that there will be situations where police err on the side of too much violence rather than too little. But fewer laws would mean fewer opportunities for official violence to get out of ...

Dec 4, 2014

'Blackmail' economic model

by Gregory Clark

Remember the "Cry for Argentina" catch-call among rationalists decrying government intervention in the economy. Now it is "Cry for Australia" and the dozens of other nations crucified on the cross of unrestricted free trade.