The time for voluntary opt-in societies has come, believes libertarian activist and fund manager Patri Friedman. To get radical improvement, he says, one must create new structures rather than improve existing ones.
Two traditionally neutral countries see Nato very differently: While the military alliance offers an attractive security guarantee for Finland, the Swiss fear the risk of being drawn into an unwanted war.
Glacier Kwong is forced to live in exile in Germany because she demonstrated for democracy in Hong Kong. What happened to people in Hong Kong, she says, could happen to people in other Western countries as well.
California is economically successful, but its cities have been destructed, says author Michael Shellenberger. He explains why he fell out with progressives and how Hollywood turns people into victims.