A housing construction project in San Francisco, Calif., in 2015. (Robert Galbraith/Reuters) Bureaucratic red tape drives up costs. Julian, Calif. — Right outside the comfortable and delicious Jeremy’s on the Hill Restaurant in this scenic…

Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Twitter speaks at the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York. City, New York, May 16, 2018. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Updated 5:31pm Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was apparently…

Walt Whitman in 1870 (Library of Congress) An exhibit in New York traces the life and work of the 'bard of Democracy.' When Walt Whitman was born, in 1819, democracy had existed in America for…