What makes restitution work well in Japan is that private individuals and groups are much more responsible for controlling crime.
In Canada, it is estimated that between 25,456 and 63,090 Canadian women may have died as a result of increased wait times between 1993 and 2009.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
In a city with rapidly rising housing needs, there is really only one way to keep housing prices stable or falling: produce a lot of housing.
Media and Culture
Rent controls are a recipe for less housing, and unaffordable rents. At least for most people.
Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History
There is a myth that Progressive humanitarians agitated for meat-packing regulations which now protect us from disease. The reality is that the big meat packers themselves wanted regulation to help crush the competition.
Money and Banks
To cause a truly disastrous boom and bust with far-fetching real consequences, you need to control the money supply.
James Grant's new book Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian, reveals there we can still learn a lot from the world that existed before our modern era of central banking.