A New Series on Criminal Justice

Oops! I forgot to announce it on this What’s New blog: I have started a new series on the main site on criminal justice.

Besides the first page of the series, I now have one on the economics of crime, and one on criminal psychology; i.e., I go a bit beyond economics in modeling criminal behavior.

The goal is to make people aware of how we can reduce crime while restoring lost civil liberties at the same time.

New Facebook Group Created

The number of inquiries about starting a new political party has been huge this year. (I wonder why?) I’ve begun to realize that I have become the bottleneck in this process. So I’ve created a new tool for those interested in doing something active to connect and discuss their ideas: a new Holistic Politics FacebookContinue Reading

Is the Trump Win a Victory for the Upper Left?

I did not vote for Donald Trump yesterday. In fact, I refused to vote for any Republicans out of disgust for some of Trump’s statements and habits. But Trump might be an ugly realization of the market opportunity that I have been pointing out for over a decade. Let me explain. I first came acrossContinue Reading

Can a Third Party Win the Presidency?

The Democratic Party isn’t. The party bosses have fixed the 2016 primaries to ensure the nomination of Hillary Clinton, who combines the ethics of Richard Nixon with the charm and good looks of…Richard Nixon. Meanwhile, the Republicans are demonstrating why democracy is not always a good idea. Is Donald Trump a supervillain or does heContinue Reading

Fun with Alternative Energy

The United States is having the wackiest Presidential race since 1968. The Libertarian Party nominees are saner and more mainstream than the Republican. Hundreds of people are searching for how to start a new party and are thus discovering this site. So what have I been doing? Starting a new series on alternative energy. ThisContinue Reading