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Book ReviewsGlobal Economy
Typical discussions about the fate of our planet center around issues like war, climate change, and sovereignty. Peter Zelhan says "the halcyon days of 1980–2015 are over."
Central BanksFinancial MarketsInflation
The latest bout of inflation has exposed how central banks around the world have used easy money policies to help cover for the economic drag created by the regulatory state.
Lest anyone underestimate the brutality of state control, the way governments have handled the covid-19 pandemic demonstrates the authorities have not yet hit bottom.
Economic PolicyPrice Controls
Rent control was imposed in Stockholm to "stabilize" the housing market. Not surprisingly, "stabilization" has meant housing shortages and years-long waits for available apartments.
CRT is what happens when methodological individualism is abandoned and replaced by “systems” and “structures” that apparently do everything while actual people do nothing.
Decentralization and Secession
One way to interpret Southern Cal and UCLA's move to switch conferences and join the Big 10 is as a form of peaceful secession.
Economic FreedomFree MarketsMonopoly and Competition
The ruling class is claiming that free markets are nothing more than a "trickle-down" scheme. But a free market system really does serve society best.
AntipoliticsHealthThe Police State
In an attempt to stymie the spread of covid-19, the Chinese government has imposed reckless and harmful lockdown policies in several cities. This will not end well.