What cities on the globe today have the worst air pollution? If you think of advanced industrial capitalism as a great polluter, this link should cause you to re-think. (HT Tyler Cowen)
Bob Murphy correctly suggests that the case for government provision of roads is no where near as strong as some people – even some market-oriented people – believe it to be. Regarding government provision of infrastructure: if that infrastructure in America today really is “crumbling” as almost everyone today believes, doesn’t that fact further weaken the case for government provision – and strengthen the case for private provision – of roads and bridges? Speaking of infrastructure …
George Will explores the similarities between Obama and the Tea Party. I especially like the opening sentence:
Much is wrong with Washington these days, including much of what is said about what is wrong.