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Economists and Psychologists Are Weaponizing Psychology and the Idea of "Rationality"

Bureaucracy and RegulationFinancial MarketsPaternalismPlanning

Blog02/16/2021

Behavioral economists and psychologists define as irrational anything that doesn't fit into a narrow model of behavior. Anything "irrational"—like buying the "wrong" stock—must be fixed with government regulation.

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Everything They Don't Like Is Now a Public Health Emergency

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog02/15/2021

What will be called a public health issue next? Gun violence (been there), transphobia (done that), religion, private schools and home schools? We would not be the first nation to lose its liberties on the installment plan. 

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Election 2020: Rout of the Technocracy

ProgressivismMedia and Culture

Blog11/12/2020

This victory is not of one candidate or party over another in this race or that, but rather a resounding ideological defeat of one of the most illiberal and menacing forces we face at the moment: technocracy.

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Election 2020: Choking on the Political Red and Blue Pills

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog11/09/2020

Election 2020 is the same as every other election, only the state’s mask of legitimacy is slipping. 

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Even WHO Officials Now Admit Lockdowns Are Extreme Policies with Disastrous Results

Blog10/17/2020

The true cost of covid-19 lockdowns has become so apparent that even WHO officials must now admit these policies lead to mass impoverishment and immense cost in terms of human lives and human health.

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Economics for Beginners

Education

Blog08/05/2020

These short animated videos cover core economic topics, highlighting how economic decisions are a part of our day-to-day life.

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Equality Is Good—Believe It or Else

ProgressivismPovertyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog07/10/2020

Ultimately, the case for equality doesn’t amount to more than “You must believe in equality—because you must!”

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Europe's Bailouts Risk a Full-Blown Financial Crisis

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog07/06/2020

Euro governments are planning to use the banking system for widespread bailouts in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdowns. This could bring about a new financial crisis.

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