The feds claim the chicken industry is trying to exploit the consumer. Yet several decades ago, chicken was more expensive than beef, but thanks to industry efforts, chicken is exceptionally affordable now.
Although the recommendations of the Great Barrington Declaration would be an improvement over the status quo, the declaration grants far too much power to the state to act in pursuit of an alleged "common good."
Given the overt hostility that progressives have toward private enterprise in the first place, politicians will take shutdown-caused shortages and empty shelves as “proof” that private enterprise has failed.
The trial of Julian Assange will have consequences that are far larger than the man himself. Whatever will be Assange's future, he is already one more martyr in the historic struggle for political freedom from which everyone can take inspiration.
For the foreseeable future, war between Armenia and Azerbaijan will be on the table, occasionally turning hot, just as it has in the last weeks. This conflict has no peaceful solution possible other than the one offered by Ludwig von Mises.