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An American Crisis: 18 Facts About Gun Violence — and 6 Promising Ways to Reduce the Suffering

The United States suffers from a gun violence crisis, a problem exacerbated by misinformation and a lack of understanding of the epidemic’s …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

The showdown over the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Of all the political and cultural issues that divide red states from blue ones, none is more volatile than guns and who can carry them.<p>Conservative …

Guns

Irreconcilable differences: Why the Players Coalition split apart

In the end, it came down to different players protesting for different reasons with different incentives to stop<p>Josh Norman was done. On the evening …

Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from Seattle

<b>NBER Working Paper No. 23532</b> <b><br>Issued in June 2017, Revised in October 2017</b> <b><br>NBER Program(s):Labor Studies</b><p>This paper evaluates the wage, employment, and …

Did China Eat America’s Jobs?

New computer drives for notebook computers roll off factory lines in China. (Photo: Robert Scoble)<i>Our latest</i> Freakonomics Radio<i> episode is called</i> …

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future<p>In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines?<p>Children learn …

Education

The cheapskate's guide to buying a new PC or Mac

Only suckers pay sticker price for a new Windows PC or Mac. If you're patient and willing to do some research, you can save hundreds of dollars and …

Beyond Memorial Day Burgers: 13 Recipes for Grilled Steak and More

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Grilling burgers on Memorial Day is a time-honored tradition, and for good reason. But there are those among us who consider any outdoor fire wasted if it's not going to result in a steak. What's more …