Brownstone Category

March 11, 2022

How Seventy Years of Progress Came to an End

The new inflation numbers are out. It’s 8 percent on consumer prices, or so they say. Not even that is…

March 11, 2022

What the Truckers Want: An Explanation for the Confused

There are many legitimate reasons to be cynical in this world, but I’ve decided to assume that my fellow Americans…

March 11, 2022

What the Truckers Want: An Explanation for the Confused

There are many legitimate reasons to be cynical in this world, but I’ve decided to assume that my fellow Americans…

March 11, 2022

Freedom Is Our Birthright, Not Dependent On Medical Status

I received a request to sign a petition last week, already signed by 17,000 medical practitioners, many of whom have…

March 11, 2022

More than 150 Comparative Studies and Articles on Mask Ineffectiveness and Harms

It is not unreasonable to conclude that surgical and cloth masks, used as they currently are being used (without other…

March 11, 2022

Most Academics Went Silent. Why?

Of course, some academics were notably vocal during COVID19, taking the thesis position – lockdown, school closure, masking, temperature checks…

March 11, 2022

The Silence of Economists about Lockdowns

As professional economists, we have watched the response of much of the economics profession to COVID-era lockdowns with considerable surprise.…

March 11, 2022

Twitter Demanded that I Tell a Lie

This is the most censorious time of my life.  Considering how old I am, that’s saying something – but not…

March 9, 2022

Forget About Covid, They Say

Earlier this year, a phrase was trending because Bari Weiss used it on a talk show: “I’m done with Covid.”…

March 7, 2022

American Lockdowns Began Two Years Ago Today

Certain dates should live in infamy. One is March 7, 2020. That is the date that the Austin, Texas, Mayor,…