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Égalité, Fraternité, Captivité

Blog5 hours ago

What we can learn from the Patriot Act is that during a time of crisis governments can pass legislation that impacts citizens’ lives long after the crisis of the day has passed.

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All Crises Are Local

Blog5 hours ago

The coronavirus demonstrates how crises become local.

End the Shutdown

Blog03/31/2020

The lasting and far-reaching harms caused by this authoritarian precedent far outweigh those caused by the COVID-19 virus. The American people must decide for themselves how and when to reopen society and return to their daily lives.

In March, US Deaths From COVID-19 Totaled Less Than 2 Percent of All Deaths

Blog8 hours ago

How much must total mortality increase to justify a global suspension of commerce and the rule of law? One percent? Ten percent? And what if overall mortality doesn't even go up?

Creating More Money Won't Revive the Economy

Blog8 hours ago

What the economy needs now is more real savings and more real production. Creating more money will not help with either of these things.

What "Lender of Last Resort" Is Supposed to Mean

Blog8 hours ago

Modern central banks have already moved far beyond what was once considered the proper role for a central bank as a "lender of last resort." Now Keynesians and MMTers want to take things even further.

How the Left Is Trying to Blame Capitalism for COVID-19 Deaths

Blog04/06/2020

The Left conveniently ignores dozens of state-dominated and state-controlled medical systems and decides that the lack of preparedness for COVID-19 was all the fault of those small slivers of healthcare systems that are actually private.

What Is the Good Entrepreneur to Do?

Blog04/04/2020

Some anticapitalists have tried to claim "good" entrepreneurs don't make profit the primary goal. Yet, without profit, an entrepreneur cannot serve the people who depend on him or her for goods and services.

The Pandemic Exposed the Frailty of the Financial System

Blog04/04/2020

Contrary to Fed assumptions, we are not presently facing a problem of liquidity vis-à-vis Great Recession; we are confronted, instead, with a serious shortage of quality collateral.

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