The Thrill of the Bird Hunt
Bloomberg Opinion, August 07, 2018Finding the dockless Bird scooters and getting paid to charge them is frustrating and doesn’t pay much. But it’s fun.
It's Not Just the Economy
Bloomberg Opinion, August 02, 2018Do economic issues energize voters only when times are bad? Or, as Democrats claim, are GOP candidates wary of bragging about a boom when wages are still stagnant and the promised benefits of tax cuts haven’t helped the middle class, at least not yet? Bloomberg Opinion columnists Ramesh Ponnuru, Albert R. Hunt, Virginia Postrel, Noah Smith, Jonathan Bernstein and Conor Sen discuss the midterm election climate.
If You Work for Trump, Should You Quit?
Bloomberg Opinion, July 29, 2018Resigning is a) selfish b) selfless c) both d) neither. Discuss.
WeWork’s Meat Ban Tells Us Who They Are
Bloomberg Opinion, July 17, 2018It’s a branding exercise wrapped in environmental responsibility.
These Tax Laws Are Holding Back California’s Housing Market
Bloomberg Opinion, July 15, 2018The state’s efforts to save homeowners money are now keeping many of them locked in their homes — and potential buyers locked out.
Let’s Talk About All Those Electric Scooters
Bloomberg Opinion, July 01, 2018Little vehicles are changing the landscape of urban transit as cities struggle with how to regulate the fast-moving technology.
Before Drug Prohibition, There Was the War on Calico
Reason, July 2018In the annals of prohibition, the French war on printed fabrics is one of the strangest, most futile, and most extreme chapters. It's also one of the most intellectually consequential, producing many of the earliest arguments for economic liberalism.
Where Have America's Truck Drivers Gone?
Bloomberg Opinion, June 24, 2018People want more stuff. Regulations, retirements and a lack of parking spaces aren’t helping long-haul truckers get it to them.
The Art of Melania Trump's Green Jacket
Bloomberg Opinion, June 22, 2018It means whatever you want it to mean.
Four Tips for Advocates of Abundant Housing
Bloomberg Opinion, June 20, 2018Slowly but surely, the political climate in California is shifting to encourage more housing in the cities where skyrocketing prices are putting rents and homeownership out of the reach of all but the wealthiest residents. Here's what I learned about how that's happening when I witnesses a grass-roots victory for new housing in West L.A.