Perspectives on
human progress,
flourishing,
and growth

Startup Cities and the Housing Crisis: The Only Way Out Is Up

The United States is in the midst of a severe housing crisis. Growing populations, increasing incomes, and greater benefits to living in cities are...

Want Kids to Succeed? Future-Proof ’Em

Future-proofing is an inexact science. When I was growing up, I was intrigued by my grandfather’s ancient radio console that had a gaping hole...

Why We Shouldn’t Trust Antitrust

Today, antitrust and the regulation of big corporations are hot topics among Democrats, Republicans, media pundits, and the authors of numerous books advocating and...

Trigger Warnings Are Effective (at Generating Division, and Not Much Else)

Americans are easy to divide. In February 2015, an innocuous image of a dress sparked millions of arguments across the country. Any hope of...

Fostering Competition in Law and Governance

Strong’s Law: Ceteris parabis, properly structured free enterprise always results over time in higher quality, lower cost, and more customized products and services.  We need to...