Why There Hasn’t Been Meaningful Gun Control Yet.

Like some horrible broken record the response in the United States after a mass shooting follows a typical pattern: thought and prayers are offered by all, we are told to not politicize the tragedy by bringing up the topic of gun control, deflections away from gun control ensue (focus on mental health, gun control wouldn’t […]

Gas Shortages as a Common Pool Resource Problem

San Antonio is currently out of gas.  At this point something like 75% of all gas stations in town are out of fuel.  Fears that Hurricane Harvey would disrupt the refinement and shipping of gasoline combined with the travel demands of labor day weekend led people to start hoarding gasoline and filling up their vehicles […]