Wednesday, July 22, 2020

What is troubling about falling population?

Around the world, capitalists consider only growth to be good. But world resources are strained. We should be celebrating degrowth. Bigger is not automatically better.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Step by step video evidence -- how DPP rigged January 2020 election

What is the solution to road traffic?

People are frustrated by difficult road vehicle traffic problems. What is the solution? Individual motorized transport has been around for 100 years. Still, it is a mess. The more build-out solutions that are tried, the worse it gets.

Here is another way to go: make urban buses fare-free. Then add buses as required by demand. This will make gradual change away from individual motorized travel.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Taiwan's effective response to Corona Virus

Some might say that because Taiwan is such a small country — about 19 times smaller than Texas — it is easier to mobilize during emergencies. Yet Taiwan is particularly challenged by its proximity to China and the fact that 850,000 of its citizens reside on the mainland; another 400,000 work there. Taiwan had 2.71 million visitors from China last year.