Or perhaps if we were to be ever so slightly more accurate, if California’s $15 minimum wage isn’t going to reduce poverty very much and might possibly increase it then why are we doing this? I think the problem is that most people don’t quite understand the distributional issues of […]
I’m not greatly enamoured of Bernie Sanders and his approach to public policy. Not that that’s any great surprise to anyone I would think. His reaction to whatever the situation or problem is always seems to devolve to our need for more government. Given that I think that a goodly […]
The BBC’s Sameer Hashmi looks at the challenges facing India’s ecommerce firms.
VideoAutonomous Ford Fusion prototype doing lights-out testing as seen through night-vision goggles (image credit: Ford Motor Company) If humans had the night vision capabilities of cats, driving would surely be a lot safer than it is. However, we are not creatures evolved to move about without light so Ford has begun […]
It’s hard for the speaker of the House of Representatives to put together a budget deal if he or she is running for the Republican nomination for president. Instead of gathering your colleagues to see what’s possible on spending, revenues, the deficit and the national debt you’re busy making yourself […]
Think about it: When was the last time you saw a Chinese-made movie? If you’re not a Chinese speaker, when was the last time you even thought about seeing a Chinese movie?
The Panama Papers, a collection of leaked documents covering the tax-sensitive offshore business of world political leaders, has prompted the prime ministerof Iceland to resignand put his British peerDavid Cameron on a Q&A defensive. The papers point also to China, suggesting that family members of eight current or former senior […]
Watch the first ‘Gears Of War 4’ trailer.