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Desperate Mayors Compete for Amazon HQ2

You can almost see trails of drool spreading out from towns across America as local leaders feverishly hope to snag the second Amazon headquarters. In the latest Reason video I team up with comic geniuses Austin Bragg (opposite me) and Meredith Bragg (off camera) to highlight the absurdity of tax breaks through two sociopathic mayors. In my case, read more »

“How I Learned to Start Worrying and Fear the Bomb” Ward Wilson (Reason)

How I Learned to Start Worrying and Fear the Bomb A new book tackles the myths that have grown up around nuclear weapons. Andrew Heaton | August 20, 2013 Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons, by Ward Wilson, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 187 pages, $22.00. Baby boomers grew up with nuclear bomb drills, premised on the interesting idea read more »

“Prince of the Outback” (Reason)

Prince of the Outback Meet the wheat farmer who led a successful secession from Western Australia Off the beaten path from Australia’s wildlife preserves and pristine beaches is a little-known country that has quietly prospered for 43 years. The Principality of Hutt River sits on 75 square kilometers of land five hours north of Perth read more »