Voluntary Exchange Sources

During the early 20th Century, “natural” ice was in decline. “Artificial” or “manufactured” ice was taking its place. Men continued to carve ice out of ponds and lakes during the winter, for storage in great ice warehouses to meet demand during summer. Increasingly, however, other...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetJeffrey Tucker celebrates Texas’s emancipation from Covid tyranny. Martin Kulldorff defends Ontario physician Kulvinder Kaur Gill against attempts by Canadian medical authorities to intimidate her into quieting her protest against lockdowns. Wall Street Journal columnist Allysia Finley writes of vindication for Florida governor Ron DeSantis....

(Don Boudreaux) TweetEven the New York Times is now reporting that New York strongman Andrew Cuomo and his henchmen intentionally covered up the number of deaths from Covid-19 that occurred in that state’s nursing homes. A slice: The central role played by the governor’s top aides reflected...

At a time when many movements that are thought to be the intellectual mainstream, left and right, advocate further encroachments on free and open economic exchange, those who cherish voluntary human interaction are likely to expend their energies navigating a political wilderness.  It is therefore natural...