After I published my post the racial disparity in incarceration rates, someone recommended this piece by Adolph Reed, which is absolutely excellent. I think it’s exactly what a consistent and intelligent progressive should say about this.
The pharmaceutical industry is apparently fighting against Trump’s plan to downsize the FDA. It’s as if powerful corporations liked big regulatory agencies because they can be captured… I plan to write about regulatory capture at some point.
The Brookings Institution has published few informative pieces about the Republican corporate tax reform plan. I don’t really have a view about this, but I thought this was interesting and that I should share it.
The European version of Politico has published a profile of Geert Wilders that you may want to read if you don’t really know who he is and want to understand what’s going on in the Netherlands where the elections are taking place soon.
Tino Sanandaji, the brother of Nima Sanadaji whose book I recently discussed, wrote a very good piece on crime in Sweden and its relationship to immigration.