(1) Why the drop in support for redistribution as income inequality rises? It relates in part to self-interest (e.g., increased immigration makes most—but not all—natives better off).
(4) “[P]erception of crime has rarely matched reality.” (Includes a neat thing where you take a guess at the changing murder rate over the past few decades. It said my guess was better than 97% of other readers, but I’m sure it was just being polite.)
(5) “[I]n the 17 states with a medical-marijuana law in place by 2013, prescriptions for painkillers and other classes of drugs fell sharply compared with states that did not have a medical-marijuana law.”