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February 28, 2020

The Satoshi Revolution by Wendy McElroy

The world has needed Wendy McElroy’s book to give the big picture of the crypto revolution taking place. She is…

February 27, 2020

Economic Policy Must Prepare for Pandemic Disease

The prospect of pandemic disease – certainly one with as many unknowns as COVID-19 – has a way of focusing…

February 26, 2020

The Strangest Thing about the Debate

It struck me about one hour into what Politico calls “the snarling incoherence of the latest Democratic presidential debate” that…

February 25, 2020

West Side Story, Sixty Years On

Two warring tribes, indistinguishable in their tactics and power ambitions, who begin as rivals but intensify their mutual hatreds to…

February 22, 2020

Are We Seriously Debating Capitalism vs. Socialism Again?

The answer is yes, we are seriously debating capitalism vs. socialism again. As it should be. And herein lies the…

February 21, 2020

Cuckoo for Marginalism

When I was a kid, I would ask my mother if she likes this cereal, that song, or this soft…

February 19, 2020

How Liberalism Can Survive Left-Right Polarization

The rise of political extremes in America, both left and right, poses a particular challenge for those of us who…

February 17, 2020

What Brilliant TikTok Reveals about Human Creativity

I used to make it a habit to try out all the latest social technology, if only to observe its…

February 16, 2020

The Astonishing Spending Promises of the Political Class (Video)

“Nothing can enter the public treasury for the benefit of one citizen or one class,” wrote Frederic Bastiat, “unless other…

February 14, 2020

Break Up Amazon? There’s No Point

What precisely would we achieve by breaking up Amazon? Not even those who are sympathetic to the idea can figure…