Racial Profiling isn’t Just Wrong, it’s Stupid

With the resurgence of openly hateful rhetoric from certain political candidates, racial profiling is once again a mainstream issue. While there are a plethora of arguments on why it is wrong, involving human dignity, human rights, negative externalities, etc, I’m going to ignore all of that. I’m not saying it’s not important or that those… Continue reading Racial Profiling isn’t Just Wrong, it’s Stupid

The Measurement of Reperations

With the recent unveiling of a list of demandsĀ of the Movement for Black Lives, many questions have been answered about the policy goals of the social movement. I agree with many of these policy proposals, and would encourage any readers to look through them, in all their detail and nuance. I’ll post a few articles… Continue reading The Measurement of Reperations

The Road to Risk

The world of traffic can be a strange place. Driving, in general, is risky. There are weather events, road hazards, mechanical failures, and any variety of factors that can lead to severe harm. Even with these innate hazards, people seem to have a desire to make it even riskier. From putting on makeup, to texting,… Continue reading The Road to Risk