Ludwig von Mises on Intellectual Obligation in Times of Crisis

“Are we willing to throw ourselves into the intellectual battle to make things right, to restore and secure essential liberties and rights, to erect barriers that make it impossible for the ruling class ever to attempt such an experiment again? Or will we be grateful that we can at least exercise some limited freedoms, however temporarily, and acquiesce to the idea that there is nothing wrong with a medical/industrial regime that acts arbitrarily and at its own discretion?” ~ Jeffrey Tucker

– April 13, 2021

Energy Price Surge Continues to Drive Everyday Prices Higher

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 1.2 percent in March as energy prices surged for a third consecutive month.” – Robert Hughes

– April 13, 2021

The Free World Died of Covid-19

“The demand for the recognition of basic human freedoms will soon become too obvious to ignore. There are many paths for a new Free World to emerge, but for now, the old Free World as a uniting force for Western values is a relic of history.” ~ Jordan Schachtel

– April 13, 2021

Carl Menger’s Theory of Institutions and Market Processes

“Let us hope that the 150th anniversary of both the ‘marginalist’ revolution, and Menger’s distinct development of it along with his ideas about the surrounding social and market processes, can serve as the inspiration for such a rethink when thinking about man, markets and the institutions in which we live.” ~ Richard M. Ebeling

– April 13, 2021

On Vaccine Passports and the Interpretation of Reality

“Where I see liberal civilization being brutally transformed by a Covidocracy into what David Hart calls a ‘hygiene socialist’ society, other people see civilization being compassionately reset into a safer and more humane arrangement in which, presumably, no one ever again will be killed or even discomforted by pathogens. Where other people see a dream, I see a nightmare.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

– April 13, 2021

The Harms of Lockdowns, The Dangers of Censorship, And A Path Forward

“This video and full transcript of the Concerned Ontario Doctors’ Covid-19 Summit features detailed discussion of public health, Covid-19, and various lockdown policies deployed around the world.” ~ AIER

– April 12, 2021

The Raw Milk Raw Deal

“Americans don’t need government officials telling them what to do and what not to do. They do need clear, honest data and risk assessments unbiased by profit or ideological motives. The government, however, increasingly appears incapable of providing even that, even when it comes to foundational needs like nutrition.” ~ Robert E. Wright

– April 12, 2021

A Closer Look at Biden’s Court Reform Commission

“Biden’s commission may not be the outright rejection of court packing that we should hope for but it seems to be a subtle way of doing so given the pressure from his progressive colleagues. Whether or not it will work is yet to be seen.” ~ Ethan Yang

– April 12, 2021

In Spite of Everything, the World Has Never Been So Free

“From the late 19th century to the eve of the pandemic, there were multiple crises that could have permanently eroded economic, political and civil liberties. Yet, on net, these liberties have actually expanded since the 19th century.” ~ Vincent Geloso

– April 12, 2021

AIER Leading Indicators Index Hits Highest Level Since 2018

“The AIER Leading Indicators index rose to 92 in March, the highest since 2018, as declining government restrictions boost current economic activity and the outlook for future growth.” – Robert Hughes

– April 12, 2021

We Need Rule of Law Not Lawlessness

“After the Rule of Law degenerated in Argentina in the early twentieth century, for example, it dropped from being the ninth richest nation in the world to an economically volatile has-been. We cannot allow the same to occur here. That’s certainly not a call for bigger government, but better government that places the Rule of Law above ideology.” ~ Robert E. Wright

– April 11, 2021

The Damage of Lockdowns to Young People

“It goes without saying that societal institutions exist for a reason and abruptly pulling them out from underneath everyone’s feet may have dire consequences. That is what policy makers have done with lockdowns. They have attempted to tamper with the natural order of society and unleashed misery.” ~ Ethan Yang

– April 11, 2021

Another Covid Myth Dies the Death

“How many years will it take before people can come to terms with the embarrassing and scandalous reality that much of what posed as Science last year was made up on the fly and turns out to be wholly false?” ~ Jeffrey Tucker

– April 10, 2021

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