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(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn my latest column for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review I push back against those who interpret the COVID-19 pandemic – whose severity is undoubtable – as a reason to reject free trade and globalization. A slice: Here’s a partial list of medicines, medical treatments and...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetHere’s a letter to the Wall Street Journal: Editor: United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s defense of Trump’s tariffs in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak ranges from the economically ignorant to the internally inconsistent all the way to the Orwellian (Letters, March 21). Mr. Lighthizer’s...

On his Facebook page, Robert Higgs writes: Virology is a branch of biological science. Epidemiology is a branch of medicine and demography. Libertarianism (including its subset, individualist anarchy) is an ideology. Do not let your commitment to libertarianism convince you that you do not need to...

Before the COVID-19 panic struck in March 2020, many Americans were already disgruntled with major institutions and leaders, from POTUS to SCOTUS and Congress to the value of college and healthcare. While few could articulate the problems with the nation’s healthcare, higher education, or retirement...