The Perverse Incentives of Public Transportation
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The Perverse Incentives of Public Transportation

Originally published on andrewsmith.medium.com Wednesday morning, a computer glitch in the Federal Aviation Authority’s system ground commercial air travel to a halt in the United States for several hours. Meanwhile, an Amtrak train had been stranded for 29 hours in rural South Carolina. The FAA’s computer glitch shut down its Notice to Air Missions System, which relays important…

Why Cosmopolitanism is the Answer to the Culture War

Why Cosmopolitanism is the Answer to the Culture War

Editors Notes: This is the second article in a series on Cosmopolitanism (First article here) The culture war is a fire that consumes everything without any respect for the beliefs and values of others.  It isn’t defined by any particular issues, but rather by the way behavior and emotions interact with each other to create…

Why Libertarian Party Candidates Can Never Be “Kingmakers”

Why Libertarian Party Candidates Can Never Be “Kingmakers”

Some suggest that if Libertarian Candidates endorse a duopolist, we can move the needle towards liberty. But this is a sure path to disaster for the Libertarian Party, and is certainly no path to liberty in our lifetime. Ballot access concerns aside, unless a candidate is transparent about this strategy from the start of their…