New center promotes access to good jobs after prison

Terrell Blount was released from prison in 2009 and graduated from Rutgers University four years later. With a bachelor’s degree in hand, he felt invincible, like he was “on top of a mountain” and ready to start his career. He spent about half a year applying for jobs without any success. Meanwhile the six-month grace … Read more

Russia Mythology Dominates the US Media

My brother-in-law sent me the following CNBC piece of “journalism” which paints a dire picture of Russia’s “failure” in Ukraine. TRENDING: JUST IN: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Refers Criminal Action Against AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs For Election Crimes It is laughably devoid of facts, but hey, that is what passes for journalism … Read more

How Markets Make Economic Growth Sustainable

Fifty years ago, researchers at MIT produced The Limits to Growth, a report on how existing economic trends foretold environmental ruin. Left unchecked, the authors predicted, expanding populations and economic growth would exhaust global resources. and ultimately prompt civilizational collapse. The models upon which Limits It was based suggested that global reserves of copper, silver, … Read more

21 States File Lawsuit Against CDC Mask Mandate For Public Transportation

Airline passengers subject to the CDC mask mandate. Yesterday, twenty-one mostly “red” states led by the state of Florida filed a challenging lawsuit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mandate requiring mask-wearing on public transportation and at transportation hubs, such as airports. The CDC claims that the mask mandate policy is authorized by 42 USC … Read more

America’s Post-Pandemic Reopening Is Passing Public Transportation By

The country is belatedly shedding its last vestigial pandemic policies and practices. Once shuttered public schools are open for in-person instruction everywhere. Customers are flocking back to restaurants free from capacity restrictions and mandatory vaccine checks. Attendance at concerts and theme parks is booming. But public transportation remains a rare exception to the opening of … Read more