Monthly Archive: August 2013


The Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform

Federal election law reforms, like most policy reforms, add layers of regulation to the legislative onion. Law and established tradition becomes ever more corrupted by legislation, where legislators and regulators endeavor to plug the leaks and...


Rubber Ducks Measure Ocean Currents

Who knew that “tens of millions” of rubber ducks race rivers for charity. Curtis Ebbesmeyer, in a KUOW radio interview, discusses the popular charity races where people can bet on (or “adopt”) a rubber duck for...


Should Debaters Privatize the Oceans?

Rognvaldur Hannesson’s Privatization of the Oceans is a fascinating story of the development of property rights in ocean fisheries…   Hannesson sets the tone with an interesting comparison between the development of property rights in...