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I was watching the tide today and thought of climate change.  Yes, they are different phenomena; the tide is predictable, well-known, and reverses itself like clockwork roughly every six hours, whereas climate change is unpredictable, uncertain, and (still) irreversible. Nevertheless, it serves as a relevant illustration...

[From the 2020 Supporters Summit, presented at the historic Jekyll Island Club Resort on Jekyll Island, Georgia, on October 9, 2020. Read and see the full lecture.]  This is the intellectual level of the conversation [around covid-19]: You just want people do die. How do you talk to...

By John P. Mackey and Walter E. Block   In his September 18, 2020 New York Times column, Binyamin Appelbaum appeared to be highly critical of Milton Friedman. The former started out by calling the latter “a free-market ideologue,” and he did not mean this as a compliment....

On February 28, the idea of locking down and smashing economies and human rights the world over was unthinkable to most of us but lustily imagined by intellectuals hoping to conduct a new social/political experiment. On that day, New York Times reporter Donald McNeil released...

The US Department of Justice has filed a complaint against “Monopolist Google for Violating Antitrust Laws.” Google is the biggest player in the world of internet search and the company has come under fire in recent weeks for allegedly rigging search results for political reasons,...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetGeorge Will explains that America has already been injected with a large dose of socialism, and the dosage of this poison is increasing. A slice: Wading waist-deep into political policies, the Fed is adopting, Eberstadt says, “the role of managing and even micromanaging the...