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How other people's food allergies are changing what you eat

I'm standing in a space the width of an airplane aisle, staring at frying oils. It's the kitchen of the Stapleton, Colorado, location of Next Door, one of the country's most-high-profile casual restaurant companies. Until now, I've given very little thought to frying oils. But I'm on a quest for …

Food

Pool Room Slaw

A versatile side that doubles as a burger or hot dog topper, too<p>Pool Room Slaw straddles a lot of lines: It’s a bit fresh coleslaw, a bit pickled chowchow, a bit north Alabama, a bit middle Tennessee. One line pool room slaw doesn’t cross: it’s not a cool, creamy, mayo-swaddled salad designed to …

The biggest names in tech head to the White House

Is President Trump ready to mend fences with Silicon Valley?<p>The White House is hosting a summit Monday with top talent in technology. It's the first meeting of the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order Trump signed last month.<p>The group will talk about reforming the …

Tomato Cobbler with Parmesan-Basil Biscuits

Celebrate a bounty of summer tomatoes with a dish that takes cues from classic Italian flavors.<p>For the tomato filling: Preheat the oven to 350 …

If Vladimir Putin intervened to help Donald Trump, that’s an outrage. But then so is the long US record of foreign interference<p>As I write, president-elect Donald Trump – soon to become the most powerful individual on Earth – is having a tantrum on his Twitter feed. Losing the popular vote can have …

Russia

Crispy Cheesy Potatoes Stacks.

Best potatoes ever right here. The best.The post Crispy Cheesy Potatoes Stacks. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

After This Election, Turn It Off

Americans have long ranked among the world's happiest people. Pollsters consistently find that in our personal lives anyway, we're a cheery bunch.<p>The</i> …

Society

Lies, Damned Lies, and Trade Statistics

Adam Davidson of the New Yorker has written a profile of Donald Trump’s trade adviser Peter Navarro. Here’s a key excerpt: “Navarro’s views on trade …

Globalization

Open Letter to Commenter Bret Wallach

Bret Wallach<p>Mr. Wallach:<p>I close my recent “Elemental Case for Free Trade” with the following ethical argument: “if you work and earn income honestly, …

Trump, Clinton Slug it Out Over the Narcissism of Small Differences

If the third and final presidential debate proved anything, it's that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump—and the parties they represent—are more alike …

Overzealous Washington State Gambling Regulators Target Popular Video Game Developer

Valve is best known as the developer of popular games like <i>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</i> and its Steam gaming platform. But to Washington state …

Uber and Lyft Are Now Bigger than Taxis and Rental Cars Combined

For the first time in the third quarter of 2016, more business travelers are choosing ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft than traditional taxis …

Infrastructure Investment: A Look at the Data

Hillary Clinton says that “we are dramatically underinvesting” in infrastructure and she promises a large increase in federal spending. Donald Trump …

The Argument That Smashed Socialism

<i>Yesterday’s Tom Woods Letter, which all the influential people receive every weekday.</i> <i>Be one of them</i><i>.</i>Thanks a lot, Bernie Sanders: the word …

The Moral Implications of Beliefs

Concluding Thoughts on CliffordIn the conclusion of a previous essay I presented W.K. Clifford’s hypothetical of a shipowner who suppresses …

The System is Rigged: Licensing Limits the Pursuit of Happiness

Though it hasn't attracted as much attention as overblown fears about declining economic mobility, residential mobility—how easy or hard it is for …

Fifteen Years Into the Afghan War, Do Americans Know the Truth?

Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan, the longest war in US history. There weren’t any victory parades or …

Someone Is Arrested Every 25 Seconds for Drug Possession in the U.S.

Someone is arrested for drug possession or use every 25 seconds in the U.S., according to a strident joint report on the drug war by Human Rights …

Nationals’ Pitcher Max Scherzer Thinks DC Metro Should Care About Supply and Demand

When the game ends, though, many of those fans might find themselves stranded.<p>That's because the D.C. subway system closes at midnight during the …

You Have a Constitutional Right to Record Public Officials in Public

Millions have watched cellphone videos of police violating Americans’ rights. United States Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) is trying to make …

Donald Trump is the GOP’s chemotherapy

<i>“Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose.”</i><p><b>— “Me and Bobby McGee”</b><p>What did Donald Trump have left to lose Sunday night? His dignity? Please. His campaign’s theme? His Cleveland convention was a mini-Nuremberg rally for Republicans whose three-word recipe for making America great again …

Donald Trump

The heavy price of hypocrisy

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Were you shocked when you heard Donald Trump’s lewd comments? Were you shocked when Hillary Clinton, the leader of …

Free Trade Is a Win-Win

By Benjamin Powell; Economists have known that international trade enhances the wealth of trading nations since the publication of Adam Smith's "The …

Another Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

Ms. Clinton:<p>In your most-recent debate against Donald Trump you effectively expressed agreement with his ignorant notion that international trade is …

DC Council Wants To Raise The Tobacco Age To 21

<b>by Steve Birr</b><p>The legal age for buying tobacco products may be raised to 21 in Washington, D.C., after a number of anti-tobacco bills passed an …

Cannabis

The Authoritarian Right is Naive About Human Nature

Have you ever considered the level of irony involved in the fact that so many of the same people who claim to distrust big government (“I love my …

USDA Wrongly Targets Wyoming's Food Freedom Act

Earlier this week, in one of several related announcements, the USDA proudly declared that its MyPlate, MyState program, which the agency bills as …

Tackled, Punched, and Cuffed for Sitting on His Mom's Porch

The encounter between Travis Cole, a white police officer, and Dejuan Yourse, a black man sitting on the porch of his mother's house in Greensboro, …

Volunteer Work Reveals The Inefficiencies of Government Aid

<i>This piece was contributed by Sloane Shearman, a staff member at Learn Liberty.</i><p>“Any Problem, Any Time”<p>That’s the motto of the Community Help Centre …