- Lawrence Solomon: Amazon doesn’t compete in the free market. It should have to.
- Lawrence Solomon: Cyclists are just bloody collateral damage in the climate change wars
- Are bike lanes safe?
- Lawrence Solomon: Rip out the bike lanes — before more innocent people get hurt
- Lawrence Solomon: How ‘road diets’ are making our car commutes even more painful
Category Archives: Municipal
(April 15, 2011) Selling sidewalks would reduce conflict, reap cash. Continue reading
(January 28, 2011) Private subways could be a profitable enterprise, and would save taxpayers money. All we need to do is let them build it. Continue reading
(February 20, 2008) Governments are proposing carbon taxes to discourage people and industries from activities that emit carbon dioxide. This is a feeble use of the tax system in fending off the catastrophe that governments see coming. There are other, more powerful ways in which governments could, and should, use the tax system if they truly want to discourage CO2 emissions. Continue reading
(October 18, 2005) Urban life realizes environmental ideals. The city resident drives less, burns less home heating fuel, more often patronizes neighbourhood establishments and more often consumes locally made products, all the while producing more wealth using fewer resources. To live lightly on the land, it’s best to look to the urban village. Continue reading
(April 30, 2005) By accident and design, modern governments act to subvert traditional family institutions. Much of what was once normal in our societies is punished by the tax system, if not outlawed altogether. Much of what undermines the organization of the traditional family, meanwhile, is now subsidized. Continue reading