Shriveled grapes, shriveled liberty
George F. Will, Washington Post
In oral arguments Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear the government defend its kleptocratic behavior while administering an indefensible law.
We don’t know how many people around the world are living in poverty
Sarah Shearman, Quartz
We live in a era of big data, but developing countries are suffering from a data drought: governments and the international community know less about the world’s poorest than they think.
We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership
Kyle Wiens, Wired
It’s official: John Deere and General Motors want to eviscerate the notion of ownership. Sure, we pay for their vehicles. But we don’t own them. Not according to their corporate lawyers, anyway.
What Harvard Students Pushing Fossil Fuel Divestment Are Missing
Alex Belica and David Kreutzer, The Daily Signal
It’s usually a lot easier to tell someone else to solve a problem than to do it yourself. A movement has sprung up on many college campuses urging schools to divest their endowment funds of any companies that produce fossil fuels.