One common argument for the lower average IQs of African countries is that they are often disease ridden and because of that, cognitive ability is dropped. A solid and plausible theory – but does it hold up?
Re-examining Andrew Yang’s Signature Policy
Universal Basic Income is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people, who recently polled majority support for the futuristic program. The concept is decades old, and was first popularized in 1972, when George McGovern, then Democrat-candidate for the presidency publically touted a $1,000 a year basic income.Read Full Article
So, I am regularly told that “IQ is not this huge factor!” and that “education makes more of a difference in people’s lives” as this big thing that is supposed to make hereditarian beliefs about intelligence go out the window. Along with that we also get the “If group x had better education, their IQ would rise.” Stuff like this, commonly believed, yet unproved nonsense, is why I’m here.
Challenges, Solutions, and Utility of High-Speed Rail Networks
Enabling daily commutes from Frederick to Baltimore, or Bakersfield to Los Angeles, high speed rail has the potential to strengthen trade, commerce, and mobility between American cities. While I would agree that it is unlikely, based on our current models to assume these projects could pay for themselves with ticket revenue alone, we can weigh enhanced mobility and freedom of movement with a limited national high-speed rail network.Read Full Article
For many libertarians, Austrians, whatever group you want to call the dogmatic believers in laissez-faire economics, the gold standard would make the United States system much better.Read FULL ARTICLE
Most People Are Underestimating Free Market Advances in Green Energy
The United States must produce less than a billion metric tons of CO2 equivalent gas emissions in order to become carbon neutral. Today, the US has an output of roughly 6.5 billion, with 5.5 billion coming from the energy sector. While this may appear to be a rather dire situation, energy sector emissions have fallen by nearly 1 billion metric tons since 2005.Read Full Article
Americans celebrate various holidays in celebration of various things. Legendary figures are common in American Mythology in which the best of them are celebrated by the country and federally recognized as “holy” days.