The Agenda behind Climate Change Catastrophism

Blog32 min ago

On top of Congress passing the "Climate Relief Bill," environmentalists also demand that President Joe Biden declare a "climate emergency" in order to seize new powers ostensibly to combat dreaded climate change. However, climate alarmism is not based on reality.

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Germany Can Save Itself, and Possibly the World, by Abandoning Four Failed Policies

Blog32 min ago

Germany's foray into green energy is turning out to be a disaster, but abandoning the green utopia is only the first state for that country. It is time to put common sense and sound economics at the forefront of German policy making.

Surveys or Specifics: Do Economies Respond to Consumer Expectations or the Facts at Hand?

Blog08/06/2022

Much is made of surveys determining consumer confidence in the economy. Expectations, however, must line up both with proper economic theories and the information at hand.

Green Myths and Hard Realities: Sri Lanka as a Warning

Blog08/06/2022

While renewable energy and organic farming are considered sustainable, they're anything but. The collapse of Sri Lanka's green agricultural sector is a warning to the rest of the world.

Go to War for Taiwan?

08/05/2022Mises Media

Ryan McMaken and Zachary Yost discuss some of the strategic problems and historical oddities surrounding the relationships between the US, China, and Taiwan. 

Profits Are Not Random. They're How Entrepreneurs Help Allocate Resources Efficiently.

Blog08/05/2022

The efficient market hypothesis, which is popular in neoclassical economics circles, holds that markets are so "efficient" that entrepreneurial profits are generated randomly.

The Politcization of Economics

08/05/2022Mises Media

Has economics fallen to politics? Court economists like Paul Krugman–we might call them "regime economists"–represent a profession in big trouble. Jeff and Bob discuss.

Do Tariffs Create Prosperity? Challenging the Populist Right on Trade

Blog08/05/2022

Populists on the right (and left) are claiming that American prosperity came about because of high protective tariffs. But political rhetoric can't replace sound economics.

Rising "Constitutional Carry" Is a Sign of Failing Trust in Government

Blog08/04/2022

In the past, many Americans may have simply trusted to the regime to provide "law and order." But that sentiment is apparently becoming more and more rare. 

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