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What the Covid Vaccine Hype Fails to Mention

Health

Blog11/24/2020

If there were a reduction in mortality from these vaccines, that information would be in the first paragraph of the announcement. But it's not there, which suggests the vaccines aren't as effective as claimed. 

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Those Who Fear Disease Most Are Most Likely to Prefer Authoritarian Regimes

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog11/24/2020

Researchers have suggested for years that "pathogen prevalence" can be used to predict the public's embrace of despotism.

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2021 Would Be a Great Time to Audit the Fed

The FedStrategy

Blog11/24/2020

In spite of its relentless public relations efforts claiming the opposite, the Fed remains a leading reason for the impoverishment of working-class and middle-class families. 

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What Chile’s Vote to Change Its Constitution Means for Its Future

Economic FreedomWorld History

Blog11/23/2020

In recent decades, Chile set itself apart from the rest of Latin America with successful market reforms and a stable political system. Average Chileans prospered. But now that's all at risk. 

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How to Decrease Income Inequality

Blog11/23/2020

[Originally published November 2013]

The Globe and Mail has been up in arms over the growing wealth divide in Canada. Or at least the perception of a growing wealth divide. As part of its Wealth Paradox series, this weekend’s edition looked at some policies aimed at...

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Being Pro-union Means Being Antiworker

Blog11/23/2020

The problem with Biden’s Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act is that it would help unions at the expense of the vast majority of American workers.

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China's New Five-Year Plan Exposes the Wishful Thinking behind Socialist Regimes

Blog11/21/2020

The trouble with China’s new five-year plan is that it attempts to solve problems while leaving their underlying structural causes unaddressed. In this it is not unlike the final Soviet five-year plans of the 1980s.

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Pandemics Are Over When the Public Decides They're Over

Blog11/21/2020

Government bureaucrats have their own standards for declaring when a pandemic has "officially" ended. But the de facto ending comes when the public stops paying attention. 

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