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April 13, 2021

Ludwig von Mises on Intellectual Obligation in Times of Crisis

Last year often felt like the “worst of times,” in Dickens’ phrase, but the 20th century saw other terrible times.…

April 10, 2021

Another Covid Myth Dies the Death

Going to the grocery store in Massachusetts in 2020 guaranteed you would breathe heaps of sanitizer. A full-time employee scrubbed…

April 7, 2021

YouTube Censors Florida Governor DeSantis and His Science Advisors

In 2020, Florida took the lead in rejecting lockdowns. The effort was led by Governor Ron DeSantis, who in the…

April 6, 2021

China’s Digital Currency Has Nothing to do with Bitcoin

China’s digital currency has left the testing stage and is set for a full rollout to the entire country and…

April 3, 2021

Disease Is the Newest Excuse for Segregation

Walking through several airports to catch planes this week, I stepped on hundreds of stickers with the exhortation “Keep a…

March 29, 2021

Twitter Censors Famed Epidemiologist Martin Kulldorff

We’ve been witness to Twitter censorship for more than a year, beginning with obviously objectionable extremists then gradually moving to…

March 26, 2021

Why Is Everyone in Texas Not Dying?

I’m sitting at a bar in Texas, surrounded by maskless people, looking at folks on the streets walking around like…

March 20, 2021

Never lockdowns, Never again: Introduction to the Portuguese/Brazilian Edition of Liberty or Lockdown

This is the introduction to the Brazilian edition of Liberty or Lockdown. As I write, and much to my astonishment…

March 18, 2021

Massachusetts Bans Dancing Like It’s 1684

The state of Massachusetts has now entered Phase III Step 2 of a reopening, which means all sorts of amazing…

March 17, 2021

Inflation Outlook: Likely Worse Than Expected

Though money supply has been growing rapidly over the period since the Great Recession in 2008, not much of it…