Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 2)

  • “Global prosperity hits highest ever level.”

    That’s one of the many positive findings in the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index for 2019. From the Executive Summary: The Legatum Institute’s revised and improved 2019 Prosperity Index quantifies prosperity in 167 countries across the globe, which together contain 99.4% of the world’s population. ……
    Jon Guze, November 26, 2019
  • “Why Everything They Say About Climate Change Is Wrong”

    That’s the title of a piece by Michael Shellenberger that appeared in Forbes today. Shellenberger begins by making it clear that he is not a climate change denier. On the contrary, he says: Climate change is an issue I care passionately about and have dedicated a significant…
    Jon Guze, November 25, 2019
  • “They discredited the entire Indiana judiciary.”

    That’s what the Indiana Supreme Court said about three lower court judges who were involved in a brawl at an Indianapolis White Castle last spring. The South Bend Tribune has the story: Three Indiana judges … have been suspended without pay after the Indiana Supreme Court determined…
    Jon Guze, November 22, 2019
  • Young Democratic Socialists of America and Their Allies Fail to Shut Down Conservative Event at NCSU

    The North State Journal reports: Both the Young Democrat Socialists of America and an Antifa-offshoot called Smash Racism Raleigh protested an event on the NC State University campus last week. Days before the event, the two groups were also involved in an incident that led to a…
    Jon Guze, November 20, 2019
  • And speaking of socialism…

    Today is the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall!  …
    Jon Guze, November 9, 2019
  • This Is Your Country on Socialism

    Keep your eye on Venezuela! Evolución 1990-2019 del PIB per cápita en Sudamérica a Paridad de Poder de Compra (PPP), dólares de 2011. pic.twitter.com/lDEoWrUpry — Aldo Lema – Chile (@AldoLema_cl) November 2, 2019 For those who are too young to…
    Jon Guze, November 9, 2019
  • More Journalistic Malfeasance by the New York Times

    In a recent twitter thread, Bjorn Lomborg exposes many deliberate distortions in a NYT report on sea level rise due to climate change: It’s a detailed expose, so read the whole thing!…
    Jon Guze, November 4, 2019