When the leading Republican candidates for president gathered in the Reagan Library for the CNN debate last week, they should have taken time to look up what President Reagan said about environmental issues like global warming.
We no longer live on the frontier or in the Wild West. With over seven billion people on the planet, we need to learn to be more thoughtful about how we produce and consume the material resources we need. Air pollution rules are not optional because breathing is not optional.
Certainly, the U.S. can and should lead the way in promoting free speech across the world. But when it comes to promoting a free press and protecting the media in transitional states, perhaps the world would be better off following the lead of countries like Ghana.
This is a time of real change in the legal cannabis industry. Just in the last year we've made many business inroads and technological innovations that have stoked already red-hot growth.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is presently re-evaluating regulation of homeopathic medicines (1). Below is excerpt of the testimony pr...
Each of us should be allowed to decide whether or not to accept the agency's opinions. Those who want to categorically trust the government would still be able do so. But those who want to rely on other sources would be given the freedom to choose.
Though I am not a psychologist, I have spent many years managing teams, leading projects, and advising people - experiences that have helped me realiz...
"Big government" is a toxic term. It has become shorthand for waste, debt, big brother, and corruption rolled into a neat, yet nefarious, package. But when it comes to the function of government, bigger can be better. And bigger can strengthen capitalism.
Nearly half of all states in the U.S. have some form of cannabis legalization on the books, but that has not been enough to protect businesses from prosecution by both local and federal authorities.
According to a recent World Bank study, fisheries make up one quarter of Mauritania's natural wealth, but the waters off the country in north-western Africa are being overfished. Foreign operators pull out the lion's share of the catch - sometimes legally, sometimes not; suspicions of corruption abound.
While regulation of methane is a necessity, these rules are much too weak to accomplish the administration's goals of meaningful greenhouse gas reduction.
Nearly every other consumer product sold in America has passed basic safety regulations well in advance of reaching store shelves, so why don't business owners deserve the same protection when looking for a loan?
Uber is transforming the nation's car service transportation for hire landscape. This transformation presents the opportunity to revisit and reform the social and regulatory policies that govern this industry.
In 1873, when Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner published their book, The Gilded Age, they satirized the greed, political corruption, and skewed distribution of wealth that pervaded the United States at the time.
Regulators have thus far permitted online small-business lending to flourish with minimal oversight. But several recent developments suggest that may be changing.
Lawlessness at sea is a hot topic this summer, with the New York Times running an investigative series on the issue and the nascent Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) beginning to pick up steam. Two experts from Greenpeace connected the dots for me and explained why we should care.