Art and Culture, Crisis

A Stay-At-Home Summer Travelogue

– May 29, 2020

“One of the reasons we travel, and interact with people different from ourselves, is that we need to remember that things we take for granted could be done differently, and maybe improved.” ~ Michael Munger

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Art and Culture, Daily Economy News

Economics Just Lost Two Giants

– May 29, 2020

“These thinkers are united by their devotion to understanding the institutions which underpin free and flourishing societies. They both understood that society’s “rules of the game” structure the incentives that economic actors face and downstream of these incentives lie the economic outcomes—for better or for worse.” ~ Caleb Fuller

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Art and Culture, U.S. Constitution
Free Speech Is Not Just Partisan Speech with Which You Agree

Free Speech Is Not Just Partisan Speech with Which You Agree

– May 29, 2020

“President Trump — and your supporters — lay off Twitter, and the other tech media platforms. All politicians of every political party should stop attacking the media and declare their support for the First Amendment.” ~ Raymond Niles

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Art and Culture, Crisis, Economic Education

World of Warcraft’s Corrupted Blood Outbreak is Not a Model for COVID-19

– May 28, 2020

“The World of Warcraft Corrupted Blood outbreak (2005) is only an accurate simulation of how fantasy game players respond to a virtual epidemic.”~Peter C. Earle

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Art and Culture, Crisis, Policy

The Climate Impact of Meat

– May 25, 2020

“Ideologues have no patience with nuances…It’s ‘go vegan’ or ‘go home.’ It doesn’t matter much what the facts are, as long as The Cause is advanced.” ~ Joakim Book

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Art and Culture, Crisis, Economic Trends

Lockdown Suicide Data Reveal Predictable Tragedy

– May 22, 2020

Data will be pouring in for many months and years: suicides, overdoses, domestic abuse, and every manner of social pathology. For years we will be left with the question of why. It’s too early for final answers, but the question will haunt us for the rest of our lives.” ~ Jeffrey Tucker

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