Why Venezuela Won’t Collapse

The Economist | A strangely durable gangster state https://www.economist.com/node/21755200?frsc=dg%7Ce

Venezuela’s economy has completely collapsed, yet it’s dictatorship remains in power. How? Modern weaponry make it very difficult for a revolution to happen anymore. A single machine gun can hold down hundreds of people in slavery. Planes and bombs and secret police and AI monitoring communication means that a very small group can control millions of people.… read more “Why Venezuela Won’t Collapse”

Why Can’t Millenials Get Married Or Buy Homes?

My wife and I have been fortunate that we were able to get married when we chose to and buy a home when we chose to. Most millennials are not so lucky, and here’s why:

Millenials (those born after 1981) haveĀ farĀ less income and wealth than Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 – 1964) and Generation X (those born between 1961 and 1981).… read more “Why Can’t Millenials Get Married Or Buy Homes?”

Open Borders

What is it that makes the American economy great? It’s free trade, and free movement between all the states in our country.

Why do people find it so hard to apply the same principle they so fundamentally believe in for American states to nation states?