More and more American cities are turning to light rail trains at street level to reduce congestion in cities. From a cost-benefit perspective, these systems make good sense. They can complement the bus service and transform the image of public...
The US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Environmental Protection Agency have proposed that the fluoride level in drinking water be reduced to prevent dental fluorosis, a form of tooth decay. But there...
They got it wrong: the regulators who thought the liberalised financial sector would work just fine by itself, and stock market pundits and the financial media who were giving the public a false sense of security ahead of the crash. "I was...
Is growing income inequality the logical end in the relentless quest for the highest return on capital? What are the implications of our current model of economic development? In the United States, the top 1 per cent of Americans...
The TPP is "the largest—and worst—trade deal you’ve never heard of," says a campaign on moveon.org. In other words, "Nafta on steroids". You may not have heard of it because the negotiations are all being done in secret. Perhaps...