In the nineteenth century, savvy American bar-owners offered free lunches to attract noontime patrons. The diners would inevitably get thirsty and buy expensive drinks—the expression “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” was born. . . .
Competence doesn’t win elections: bribery does. This is the central lesson in The Dictator’s Handbook, a book which studies politics in terms of interpersonal relationships and incentive structures, as opposed to vague social trends and ideological dogma—and it’s . . .
California is a land of untold opulence and splendor. Hollywood’s glitter dazzles the gawking masses, while the world’s most profitable companies, Google, Apple, and Facebook, funnel cash into the Golden State from every corner of the . . .
One in Five American Residents Speak a Language Other than English in 2017 New US Census Bureau data finds that roughly half (48.2 percent) of residents living in America’s five largest cities speak a language other . . .
Ask any Democrat why they support open borders and they’ll invariably respond with one of two pre-digested answers: because “diversity is our strength” and “we need immigrants to pay for our pensions.” The first argument . . .
Alex Nowrasteh is many things. He is the Cato Institute’s senior immigration policy analyst. He is a self-described “radical” open borders advocate. And he is Tucker Carlson’s punching bag. But most importantly, Alex Nowrasteh is . . .
Remittances Sent by Illegal Immigrants Cost America $30 Billion Annually The year is 1788. Paris. The air is heavy with the scent of impending revolution. Some praise the king in hushed whispers, others shout “Liberté! . . .
Small Businesses Get $2 Billion If They Hire Alien Grads Instead Of American Grads The Federal government is still incentivizing businesses to favor immigrants over Americans, to the tune of $2 billion in subsidies across . . .
Applying the Pareto Principle to the Immigration Debate Have you ever noticed that most of the people you work with are useless? Sure they seem busy, but most of them get precious little done. In . . .
Remittances to Mexico Hit All-Time High Mexican-Americans sent home a record $28.1 billion in remittances in 2017—an increase of 6.6 percent from 2016. Mexico was the largest single destination for remittance payments from America last year, . . .