Another Terrorist Attack in Turkey

Another Terrorist Attack in Turkey

Three suicide bombers have killed at least 28 people and injured 60 more in two separate explosions at the Ataturk international airport in Istanbul, according to the Istanbul governor. According to the Turkish justice minister, at least one of the suicide bombers opened fire on travelers at the airport before blowing himself up. The airport […]

The Unbearable Triteness of Brexit Commentary

The Unbearable Triteness of Brexit Commentary

It says something deeply disturbing about contemporary political discourse that Paul Krugman—who regularly ignores those he disagrees with as “knaves and fools” unworthy of his time and attention—was the voice of calm reason over Brexit. “I’m finding myself less horrified by Brexit than one might have expected,” he wrote about the United Kingdom’s decision to […]

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Trump Hits Hillary on Free Trade, Attack on Istanbul Airport Kills Ten: P.M. Links

Donald Trump gave a major speech on jobs today, directly criticizing Hillary Clinton’s support for free trade deals. Benghazi panel’s report vindicates Clinton. “Edward Snowden’s life as a robot.” 10 killed, 20 wounded in explosion at Istanbul airport. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn loses no-confidence vote. Faculty want Yale to drop the name “Calhoun College.”

The Political Class <em>Knew</em> California High-Speed Rail Was B.S., and Supported it Anyway

The Political Class <em>Knew</em> California High-Speed Rail Was B.S., and Supported it Anyway

Former Reason editor and current Bloomberg View columnist Virginia Postrel has a terrific new column laying out in damning detail the latest revelations in California’s high-speed rail boondoggle. The Los Angeles Times, Postrel notes, published an investigative piece earlier this month showing that (in her paraphrasing), “When the Spanish construction company Ferrovial submitted its winning […]

'Labor Unions Now Play a Particularly Boutique Role in the Economy'

'Labor Unions Now Play a Particularly Boutique Role in the Economy'

As president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) from 1996-2010, Andy Stern was called “the nation’s most politically influential union president.” Now Stern believes that labor unions are increasingly irrelevant. “Labor unions now play a particularly boutique role in the economy,” he told The Atlantic in an interview about his new book, Raising the Floor, which […]

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