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Ryan McMaken

Editor, Mises Wire and The Austrian

Tags Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationThe EnvironmentStrategyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and The Austrian, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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Unemployment Kills: The Longer Lockdowns Last, the Worse It Will Get

Big GovernmentHealth

05/04/2020Audio/Video
Thirty million Americans are now unemployed, in part thanks to government "lockdowns." Meanwhile, unemployment in many cases doubles the unemployed person's risk of death through disease, suicide, or drug overdose.
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America Is a Technocracy, Not a Democracy

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/01/2020

The people who really run the country are unelected "experts" and bureaucrats at the central banks, at public health agencies, spy agencies, and an expanding network of boards and commissions.

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Unemployment Kills: The Longer Lockdowns Last, the Worse It Will Get

Blog04/30/2020

Thirty million Americans are now unemployed, in part thanks to government "lockdowns." Meanwhile, unemployment in many cases doubles the unemployed person's risk of death through disease, suicide, or drug overdose.

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Excess Deaths Now Total 4,500 in Early April for US Overall, Largely Driven by New York Totals

04/28/2020Power & Market
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New York vs. Texas: NY Has Nearly 50 Times More COVID-19 Deaths Per Capita

U.S. History

Blog04/28/2020

New York and New Jersey have produced more COVID-19 deaths than the rest of the country combined. So politicians have repeatedly claimed that the nation is "two weeks behind New York" to drum up support for extreme lockdown measures.

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