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Depressed woman sitting on a chair in dark room at home. Lonly , sad, emotion concept.
Depressed woman sitting on a chair in dark room at home. Lonly , sad, emotion concept.

How Treatment Can Change Everything for the Mentally Ill Homeless

Take the story of Bethany Yeiser. Yeiser's mental state began to deteriorate in college. In her senior year, she dropped out and spent the next four years homeless, suffering many delusions as a result of undiagnosed schizophrenia. She received medical treatment and has been in recovery for fourteen years. Read More ›
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Three smartphones close-up on a white background.
Three smartphones close-up on a white background.

Apple Created $103 Trillion in Consumer Value

ale University economist and co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics, William Nordhaus, estimated that producers capture around 2.2 percent of the benefits of technological advances. That would leave 97.8 percent of those benefits to the consumers of those products. Read More ›
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man businessman in suit taking notes, bills of dollars in his pocket as a bribe. the concept of corruption and bribery

Homelessness: A Profitable Business

One of New York City's largest homeless shelter providers has turned sheltering the homeless into a lucrative business for himself, reaping more than $1 million a year in profits. Worse: It's all funded by taxpayers. Read More ›
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Two police officers arrest and handcuff homeless woman in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.
Two police officers arrest and handcuff homeless woman in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.

How Leftist Prosecutors Contributed To 2020’s Massive Crime Spike

The number of homicides in the United States increased around 30 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reported last week, along with a 5.6 percent increase in violent crime in the same period. Read More ›
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Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drugs Should Be Almost Free, And Actually, They Already Are

For a long time, people have been debating drug prices in the United States. This is stupid. Today, about 90% of all prescriptions are for generic drugs. Probably, the percentage should be higher than this (it is 97% in China). Generic prescription drugs should be like Tylenol — almost free. Actually, they already are almost free. Read More ›
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Homeless in San Francisco sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Homelessness: The Mental Illness Thread

In the middle of the National Mall at 5:45 this morning, a man shouted at no one in particular. Dressed in pajama pants, a T-shirt, and supported by a cane, he waved around a flashlight and occasionally struck his cane on the ground, all the while belting out a disruptive sing-song melody. Read More ›
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A homeless man in making a fire from rubbish to keep warm image in landscape format with copy space
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Explosion in Ballard: The Fire Hazard of Homeless Encampments

Earlier this summer, two people were found deceased in Seattle after firefighters extinguished 50-foot flames consuming a structure of pallets and tarps within a homeless camp. KOMO News reports that "there have been more than 890 encampment fires reported in Seattle just this year – a record jump." Read More ›
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Sunset view of airplane on airport runway under dramatic sky in Hobart,Tasmania, Australia. Aviation technology and world travel concept.
Sunset view of airplane on airport runway under dramatic sky in Hobart,Tasmania, Australia. Aviation technology and world travel concept.

Air Travel Safety Soars

How do we get cheaper and safer flights at the same time? Because we learn more from every flight. More passengers means more knowledge and more knowledge means more safety. Wealth is knowledge and we’re discovering and creating knowledge at faster and faster rates. Read More ›