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It’s winter in the Northern Hemisphere – a season when environmental concerns seem most strange. (And no, I’m not talking about cold winters providing evidence against global warming, for they are not: Climate is the long-term sum of volatile short-term weather patterns, patterns that themselves...

Free speech is usually considered a constitutional right, which is certainly correct. It’s also often discussed as a human right—also correct. But the benefits of free speech go further. Free speech acts as a gateway toward human improvement and the betterment of society. How, you ask?...

Free speech is usually considered a constitutional right, which is certainly correct. It’s also often discussed as a human right—also correct. But the benefits of free speech go further. Free speech acts as a gateway toward human improvement and the betterment of society. How, you ask?...

The recent GameStop short-squeeze drama has riveted financial markets. Given the historic unpopularity of short sellers (e.g., Holman Jenkins has written that “short-selling is…widely unpopular with everyone who has a stake in seeing stock prices go up”), the resulting heightened invective against them is not a surprise. Unfortunately,...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet“Who’s Robbin’ Who?” My old buddy Roger Koppl has written a superb explanation of Robinhood, the Redditors, and the regulators. A slice: No one specifically decided to give the Redditors a smackdown. So everything’s great, then? No! The regulatory environment is not meant to...