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(Don Boudreaux) TweetAndrew Gutmann explains – in this brilliant letter shared by Bari Weiss – why he’s pulling his daughter from one of New York City’s elite private schools. A slice: I object to a definition of systemic racism, apparently supported by Brearley, that any educational,...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from pages 264-265 of Matt Ridley’s excellent 2020 book, How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom: One of the peculiar features of history is that empires are bad at innovating. Though they have wealthy and educated elites, imperial regimes tend to...

Popes normally stick to their bailiwick, faith and worship. But Pope Francis’s criticisms of capitalism came early and often, escalating since the beginning of the covid pandemic. The pontiff describes free market thinking as “magic theories.”  “The fragility of world systems in the face of the pandemic has demonstrated...

For over a year well-to-do Americans have quite literally been “quarantining” packages shipped to them,  and that were dropped off at their residences by “science-denying” untouchables who lacked the means to similarly “shelter-in-place.” The package-terrified have usually waited 48 hours before handling said box and contents....