Correlation is Not Causation, Part I Don’t Even Know Which: Marijuana and Crime

Medical marijuana dispensaries occupy a strange legal limbo. They are, in the most technical sense, illegal under federal law. Yet, local regulations may legalise and even welcome them. They offer a glimpse into a model of what legalisation could look like in the United States, and what might happen if people had ready, safe, legal, […]

Special Edition Link Roundup: Mental Illness, Speculation, Social Attitudes, and the Giffords Shooting

As I think most of us are aware at this point, a tragic incident occurred in Arizona this weekend; a shooter opened fire on a crowd of people attending a ‘Congress on Your Corner’ event in Tucson hosted by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Six people were killed, numerous people were injured, and the Congresswoman was gravely […]