Author Archive | Ronald Bailey

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How Would You Behave If the World Was Ending?

Apparently most folks would be nicer to each other. Ronald Bailey|Mar. 22, 2017 4:40 pm Sdecoret/DreamstimeApparently most folks would be nicer to each other. At least that’s the conclusion reached by some researchers at the State University of New York at Buffalo as they parsed data about player behavior in video game in which the […]

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Trump Administration to Review Obama-Era CAFE Standards

‘We’re going to work on the CAFE standards so you can make cars in America again’ Ronald Bailey|Mar. 15, 2017 4:15 pm EPAOn its way out the door in January, the Obama administration rushed to lock in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) standards at 54.5 miles per gallon for light duty […]

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Global Press Freedom at 12-Year Low

The real fake news is calling the free press an enemy of the people. Ronald Bailey|Mar. 8, 2017 4:15 pm Yiannos1/Dreamstime”A few days ago I called the fake news the enemy of the people, and they are—they are the enemy of the people,” declared President Donald Trump at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in […]

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If You’re Not Driving, Then You Shouldn’t be Liable for Accidents in Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving vehicles will be safer than human-driven vehicles (if they are not, people won’t ride in them). Consider that data show that the the installation of Tesla’s autopilot system makes its cars 40 percent less likely to crash than they were previously. So the company is now bundling cheaper liability insurance with its sales prices […]

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Fake News: Finally Somebody Is Doing Something About It!

Vladimir Putin’s Foreign Ministry Ronald Bailey|Feb. 23, 2017 6:00 pm Screenshot Russian Foreign MinistryThe world is awash in disinformation being peddling by the “opposition” – uh, journalists. Surely it is past time for a steady hand to dispassionately evaluate “stories” appearing on websites, in newspapers and broadcasts. Fortunately, under the gloriously firm leadership of Russian […]

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Scott Pruitt Emails Reveal He Consulted with Industry About Regulations

Scott Pruitt, the former attorney general of Oklahoma, was confirmed last week as the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Activist groups and Congressional Democrats urged that the vote on his confirmation be delayed until emails detailing his communications with folks in industry were released under court order this week. The evident hope was […]

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Mississippi Is the Most Religious and Vermont the Least Religious of the States

WikimediaThe folks over at Gallup have just released their data comparing the religiosity of Americans by state. Mississippi wins with 59 percent of the Magnolia State’s residents describing themselves as “very religious.” In comparison, only 21 percent of the flinty inhabitants of the Green Mountain State would so describe their religious convictions. But does the […]

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Dakota Access Pipeline Easement Will Be Granted By Army

Regulation by presidential whim versus the rule of law Ronald Bailey|Feb. 7, 2017 5:15 pm Pacific News/Sipa USA/NewscomWell that was fast. According to Reuters, the Army Corps of Engineers has filed court papers stating that the agency plans to grant an easement that will enable Energy Transfer Partners to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline by […]

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