Crisis, Economic Education
Unsung Heroes of the Coronavirus Crisis

Three Unsung Heroes of the Coronavirus Crisis

– June 5, 2020

“Lesser mentioned, but integral to the attempts to wrestle life back to some version of the status quo are numerous groups of professionals and workers whose unseen efforts would be both immediately noticed and sorely missed if absent. Thank you to the three mentioned here and to the many of those who are not.”~Peter C. Earle

Crisis, Economic Education, Healthcare
USA in Lockdown

Unemployment Far Worse in Lockdown States, Data Show

– June 4, 2020

“In general, states that were still closed on May 9 had the highest average insured unemployment rates relative to the average for that same group on March 1. The unemployment rate of fully locked down states was at least double than states that had no formal lockdown.” ~ Abigail Devereaux

Capitalism, Crisis, Economic Education
LockDowns Shattered the Structure of Production

How LockDowns Shattered the Structure of Production

– June 3, 2020

“Fully lifting government restrictions and restraints will see people, once again, willingly demanding all the goods they want when they are at liberty to freely work and earn, to supply and demand, once more.” ~ Richard M. Ebeling

Capitalism, Economic Education, Energy
You Can Stop Rio Tinto Mining

You Can Stop Rio Tinto Mining…By Paying For It!

– May 30, 2020

“To prevent a mining company from using land sacred to someone else, there exists a payment of money such that the conflict can be resolved. You just have to find it, negotiate it, raise the money – and pay. In the age of vast crowdsourcing and rapid information, that shouldn’t be much of a problem.” ~ Joakim Book

Crisis, Daily Economy, Economic Education

Give Sweden a B- in Coronavirus 101

– May 29, 2020

“The experiences in nursing homes have varied. Let us learn from them without politicizing them. Nursing homes present challenges that call for particular solutions, to be undertaken chiefly by people who are close to those to be protected.” ~ Daniel B. Klein & Charlotta Stern

Authoritarianism, Crisis, Economic Education
Pandemic Policy in One Page

Pandemic Policy in One Page

– May 29, 2020

“All the sound reasons why central planning does not and cannot work in the case of the general economy apply equally in this case, along with a few other reasons which are specific to epidemics.” ~ David Hart