Author: Vishal Kataria

Why Doomsayers Often Get it Horribly Wrong

doomsayers get it wrong

During the early 1990s, crimes like gunfire, rape, robbery, carjacking, and other violence were on relentless rise in the US. Experts predicted that a generation of killers was about to hurl the country into deep chaos.

In 1995, criminologist James Allen Fox predicted the rate of teen homicide to rise by 15 percent over the next decade at best; at worst, it would double.… Read more