Seminar with Edward Stringham, Knut Wittkowski, David Henderson, and Bill Luddy (Video)

– April 24, 2020

The American Institute for Economic Research held a live seminar with Knut Wittkowski, David Henderson, and Bill Luddy. The topic: whether we have to choose between health and wealth. https://youtu.be/rV8W3yIDkoA

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Liberate America from this Draconian Lockdown (Video)

– April 19, 2020

You can’t mitigate a disease by destroying the people’s liberty and property. The costs of the shutdown have been unspeakably high and get worse by the day. Those costs must be considered alongside those of Covid-19 itself.

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Why Does the Once-Richest Economy in the World Have a PPE Shortage? (Video)

– April 16, 2020

Protectionism with the twist of #COVIDー19 is a very toxic combination, especially in the medical supply trade. When there is a shortage of medical supplies, going out of our way to make them more expensive will hurt people.

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Virtual Seminars on the World Crisis (Video)

– April 15, 2020

If there is one lesson we should learn it is that diseases should be managed as medical matters, not opportunities for politicians and regulators to try out their theories and powers on the rest of the population.

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Stand Up for Your Rights, says Bio-Statistician Knut M. Wittkowski

– April 6, 2020

“I think people in the United States and maybe other countries as well are more docile than they should be. People should talk with their politicians, question them, ask them to explain, because if people don’t stand up to their rights, their rights will be forgotten.”

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Use and Abuse of Statistical Models in COVID19 (Video)

– April 2, 2020

In absence of factual tests, the void has been filled by statistical forecasts, many of which suffer from some of the same fallacies as historical models. Compounding the problem is that these models are being created in real time. These models have contributed to social and political panic.

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Coronavirus and Economic Crisis (Video)

– March 22, 2020

In a shockingly short period of time, life in the US went from normal and happy to uncertain and essentially terrifying. The economic impact of both the virus and the policy response to the virus is without precedent. This video explores the unfolding …

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The Economy Could Indeed Roar Back (Video)

– March 18, 2020

If we come out of this, it will be due to markets. FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto hosted me and tax attorney Rebecca Walser to discuss how crucial it is for the financial markets to remain open and how the government shutdown will affect small businesses.

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Stringham on Economic and Financial Stress (video)

– March 14, 2020

I’m pleased to be facing a high demand right now to get on the media and make comments on the continuing market turmoil. Here is a recent appearance on Fox.

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Why Don’t Things Work Anymore? (Video)

– March 9, 2020

I enjoyed being on the show Full Measure to discuss government regulations on gas cans and other things like showers, toilets, dishwashers, hot water heaters, and so on. My first writings on this topic are from Bourbon for Breakfast and I’ve been writi …

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The Dangers of Mandatory Paid Leave (Video)

– February 19, 2020

At a recent hearing on Paid Family Leave before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., thought herself brave and appropriate to harangue the only free-market witness – one out of seven – there. Paid-leave advoc …

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Insights into Bastiat’s Libertarianism (Video)

– February 5, 2020

Bastiat sometimes voted with the right and sometimes with the left. He was loved and loathed by both sides.

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