Wonder Information Tag

Many thought that the government-imposed lockdowns of 2020 might result in a temporary reprieve of the United States’ falling birth rates. Unfortunately, it appears that this will not be  the silver lining of COVID-19 after all. Economists Melissa Kearney and Philip Levine believe that there will be...

“Why is the world the way it is?” reads the first line of Lewis Dartnell’s great book Origins: How the Earth Shaped Human History. Many of us have asked ourselves that question in the last twelve to fourteen months, and I’ve repeatedly advised people to...

By constantly invoking the ghost of Jim Crow, they treat black voters as if they were helpless children.Like many of our racial debates of late, the discussion about voting rights has a certain broken-record aspect to it. Republicans call for voter restrictions in the...

Secretary of the Treasury, and ex Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently hosted an important meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.  This is really the highest level body overseeing financial regulation in the US. It matters. Her remarks start smoothly but critically, as one expects...

April 7, 2021The tyranny of the "enlightened" expertsfromMises:  In a country where the traditional definition of virtue has “evolved” and the search for metaphysical truth has largely been sidelined, millions of Americans seem to believe that there is no higher truth than the Science and that...