Cubans Want Freedom, Not Exile

Havana In 2010 Cuba’s Castro regime began releasing journalists and human rights activists, most of whom it had imprisoned seven years earlier during the Black Spring crackdown on political dissent. Upon release, most of the prisoners were exiled to Spain. But I...

Congress, Raise the Debt Limit

Congress has raised or suspended the country’s debt ceiling about 80 times since 1960. Now it must do so again. If not, sometime in October—it is impossible to predict precisely when—the Treasury Department’s cash balance will fall to an insufficient level, and the...

What Super Bowls Teach Us About Capitalism

As they used to say in Oakland, Calif.: The autumn wind is a Raider. Football is back! This season’s NFL championship will be played at SoFi stadium in Inglewood, Calif., the new home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers (bye-bye San Diego). On Feb. 3, 2002, Tom Brady...

Nokia XR20 Review: Rugged and Feature-Packed

I’ll admit it. I was ready to rag on HMD Global’s newest Nokia phone before I even took it out of the box. It costs $550, yet it uses a processor you’ll find in phones as cheap as $240. And unlike on the similarly priced Google Pixel 5A or Samsung...

How to Set Up a NAS to Securely Share Files

NAS drives are able to run their own applications too, so you could have a NAS that’s connected to your Dropbox account, or one that runs a custom VPN (Virtual Private Network) for you. Another popular option for NAS drives is Plex, which lets you store audio,...

SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Returns After 3 Days in Orbit

After spending three days about 360 miles above the ground, the all-civilian crew of SpaceX’s Inspiration4 have returned to Earth. Their Crew Dragon capsule slowed down to 15 miles per hour as it descended under four parachutes and splashed down at 7:07 pm Eastern off...