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One hundred and fifty well-known intellectuals from the English-speaking world, a majority of them from the left, have published an open letter in Harper’s Magazine railing against intolerance, censorship, obscurantism. They have aimed their guns not only against the enemy on the right, but also...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 371 of the final chapter of Matt Ridley’s splendid new (2020) book, How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom: I repeat: the stories of innovation that I have documented in this book teach a lesson that it relies...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn my latest column for AIER I ask – rhetorically, it is true – what good reason we have for trusting that government officials are making prudent, wise, and apolitical decisions regarding the covid lockdowns. A slice: These People are politically driven. Even if...

The Great Recession of 2008, and now the Greater Recession, might distract you from the vastly bigger story of our times: the Great Enrichment., from 1800 to the present. But as we try to restart the economy battered by governmental failures, we need to keep in mind,...