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The Cato Institute recently released a fascinating study explaining why fears about job losses via automation may be exaggerated. Many people today fear that our technological innovations, particularly automation, will result in permanent job losses. The fear especially applies to low-income jobs, which usually act...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetThe following conclusion is now firmly set in (what remains of) my mind: If humanity’s reaction to Covid-19 is sane and rational, then sometime in the past 11 months I’ve lost my mind and I am now certifiably insane. If, instead, I remain...

Liz Wolfe reports on the arbitrariness and absurdity of New York City’s ever-changing Covid-age outdoor dining regulations. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says that it’s time to ignore the lockdown fanatics and reopen Britain. Joining in this call is Graham Brady. Alas, Britain remains populated with lockdown fanatics, not...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetNear the two-minute, twenty-second mark of this brief interview with British MP Charles Walker – who has been absolutely heroic in fighting Covid Derangement Syndrome – the interviewer, a British news person, apparently discovers for the first time that some people, such as...

Free marketeers may sometimes win elections, but they are not winning U.S. history. In recent years, the consensus regarding the American past has slipped leftward, and then leftward again. No longer is American history a story of opportunity, or of military or domestic triumph....