Monthly Archives: August 2013

Why Illegal Drug Money Doesn’t Promote Economic Growth

Original post date: August 21, 2013 Article by: Sam Staley Sandra Avila Beltran, the woman he reached the pinnacle of the Colombian-Mexican drug cartel as the “Queen of the Pacific,” has been extradited back to Mexico. Her tale is a … Continue reading

Posted in Urban Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Illegal Drug Money Doesn’t Promote Economic Development

Original post date: August 21, 2013 Article by: Sam Staley Sandra Avila Beltran, the woman he reached the pinnacle of the Colombian-Mexican drug cartel as the “Queen of the Pacific,” has been extradited back to Mexico. Her tale is a … Continue reading

Posted in Regulation, Urban Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Doom High-Speed Rail?

Original post date: August 15, 2013 Article by: Sam Staley Elon Musk unveiled his pneumatic tube inspired Hyperloop, a “fifth mode” of transportation that he hopes will revolutionize intercity travel on Monday. His “technical paper” sketches out the engineering and … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment