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Most people report feeling that the TSA is successfully protecting against threats. Are they right? Some argue that not flying pushes people toward driving which is exponentially more fatal. What can we do about it? Many have some radical ideas. We'll unpack what there is to understand about the TSA.


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Links and References:
  1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ellistalton/2019/01/28/is-the-tsa-really-necessary/?sh=5565d5c025e0
  2. https://www.vox.com/2016/5/17/11687014/tsa-against-airport-security
  3. https://www.theverge.com/c/23311333/tsa-history-airport-security-theater-homeland
  4. https://www.securitydegreehub.com/airport-security-make-us-safer/
  5. https://reason.com/2022/01/07/airport-security-measures-are-popular-but-pointless/
  6. https://www.bts.gov/newsroom/full-year-2022-us-airline-traffic-data#:~:text=U.S.%20airlines%20carried%20194%20million,and%20388%20million%20in%202020.
  7. https://www.npr.org/2021/09/10/1035131619/911-travel-timeline-tsa
  8. https://www.businessinsider.com/palantir-ceo-alex-karp-interview-stopped-terror-attack-weekly-2019-1
  9. https://www.cnn.com/2012/04/30/world/al-qaeda-documents/index.html
  10. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tsa-touts-orlando-bomb-suspect-arrest/
  11. https://vimeo.com/871252019
  12. Garrick Blalock garrick.blalock@cornell.edu , Vrinda Kadiyali & Daniel H. Simon (2009) Driving fatalities after 9/11: a hidden cost of terrorism, Applied Economics, 41:14, 1717-1729, DOI: 10.1080/00036840601069757
  13. https://www.sheffield.com/air-travel-safest-mode-transportation#:~:text=For%20one%2C%20there%20is%20a,air%20at%20any%20given%20time.
  14. https://www.airport-technology.com/features/scan-before-boarding-country-handling-airport-security-checks/?cf-view
  15. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/72788/14-behind-scenes-secrets-tsa-agents
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Most people report feeling that the TSA is successfully protecting against threats. Are they right? Some argue that not flying pushes people toward driving which is exponentially more fatal. What can we do about it? Many have some radical ideas. We'll unpack what there is to understand about the TSA. Recommendations Abraham: Sounds Fishy ( https://bigpotato.com/products/sounds-fishy ) Shane: Hotline TNT - Cartwheel ( https://open.spotify.com/album/6LrhvefGM7zcJpIdMC9otz?si=yVWBjXa2TAy-McHleJF8JA ) Links and References: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ellistalton/2019/01/28/is-the-tsa-really-necessary/?sh=5565d5c025e0 https://www.vox.com/2016/5/17/11687014/tsa-against-airport-security https://www.theverge.com/c/23311333/tsa-history-airport-security-theater-homeland https://www.securitydegreehub.com/airport-security-make-us-safer/ https://reason.com/2022/01/07/airport-security-measures-are-popular-but-pointless/ https://www.bts.gov/newsroom/full-year-2022-us-airline-traffic-data#:~:text=U.S.%20airlines%20carried%20194%20million,and%20388%20million%20in%202020 . https://www.npr.org/2021/09/10/1035131619/911-travel-timeline-tsa https://www.businessinsider.com/palantir-ceo-alex-karp-interview-stopped-terror-attack-weekly-2019-1 https://www.cnn.com/2012/04/30/world/al-qaeda-documents/index.html https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tsa-touts-orlando-bomb-suspect-arrest/ https://vimeo.com/871252019 Garrick Blalock garrick.blalock@cornell.edu , Vrinda Kadiyali & Daniel H. Simon (2009) Driving fatalities after 9/11: a hidden cost of terrorism, Applied Economics, 41:14, 1717-1729, DOI: 10.1080/00036840601069757 https://www.sheffield.com/air-travel-safest-mode-transportation#:~:text=For%20one%2C%20there%20is%20a,air%20at%20any%20given%20time . https://www.airport-technology.com/features/scan-before-boarding-country-handling-airport-security-checks/?cf-view https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/72788/14-behind-scenes-secrets-tsa-agents read more read less

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