Aging Solar Panels Create Waste Crisis

Australians who embraced the “solar revolution” with relish are faced with aging and damaged solar voltaic panels. When those panels are no longer serviceable, they go to the landfill. Now the Aussie’s are fretting on what to do with the mass of waste. The end state of “green” technology is rarely considered. Nor are the Read More …

The Rule of Law Index: 2017-2018

The World Justice Project (WJP) has published the results of an ambitious and challenging project to rank the world’s nations according to their effectiveness in achieving the “Rule of Law”. For the study year, the United States ranks #19, down one rank from last year. It’s always important to understand the methods and criteria used Read More …

Net Neutrality: The World Didn’t End After All

Not only did the repeal of Net Neutrality not usher the U.S. into the internet Dark Ages, but Ookla reports substantially increased broadband speeds since its demise. Indeed, Wired reports very few major changes in traffic policies among U.S. ISPs.  Among the problems with Net Neutrality: it attempted to impose top-down government prescribed limits on Read More …