More Mind Boggling Facts About Where Our Energy Comes From

In one handy graphic from the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, you can see U.S. energy consumption and production for our homes, businesses, and vehicles.

The Real Infrastructure Spending Story

Referring to spending at the federal, state, and local levels, and to roads and bridges and electrical transmission lines and railroads and so much more, infrastructure spending is monumentally complex.

Why a Natural Monopoly is Good for Peak Power and the Super Flush

At the end of the last episode of M*A*S*H, during I Love Lucy commercials, after a popular BBC soap, we need a natural monopoly to satisfy peak demand.

Why Marijuana is Not Green

Legalizing recreational marijuana, government has created environmental negative externalities by substantially increasing the number of local growers.

The Difference That a Sticker Makes

Because “I Voted” stickers indicate voting is a social norm, like paying taxes or saving electricity, people are more likely to act like their neighbors.