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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Will the Political Class Be Held Liable For What They’ve Done?

– May 21, 2020

“There is no way that politicians can compensate American citizens for all the damage they have inflicted in this pandemic. This COVID shutdown catastrophe should be a permanent black mark against the political class and the experts who sanctified each and every sacrifice.” ~ James Bovard

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The Fed is Failing, Again

– May 20, 2020

The Fed has refused to do the sensible thing. Rather than focusing on monetary stability, it has embarked on a host of misguided experiments that threaten the long-run integrity of markets.

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Did the Lockdown Save Lives?

– May 19, 2020

No matter how much we try to spin this in our heads, no matter how much we want to believe that something good has come out of this catastrophe, we are all going to have someday to deal with the terrible but likely reality that it was all for naught.

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Negative Interest Rates: A Free Market Phenomenon

– May 19, 2020

Negative interest rates are not unnatural. They are a regular phenomenon in unregulated free markets.

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The Coming Flood of FOIA

– May 18, 2020

Without detailed knowledge of how specific elected officials thought through the coronavirus scare, knowledge only possible with La FOIA Grande, voters are essentially voting blind and will know no more about the two candidates they will be asked to choose between this November than they would about a randomly selected one.

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Was Lockdown Architect and Theoretical Physicist Neil Ferguson Morally Right To Defy the Lockdown?

– May 18, 2020

On May 5, 2020, Ferguson resigned from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies after openly defying the lockdown multiple times in March and April.

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Stay-at-Home Orders and the Willingness to Stay Home

– May 17, 2020

It has become common, in times of crisis, to ask: what will the government do to fix this? And there is certainly a lot that state and federal governments can do. The lesson I hope we will learn from this pandemic, however, is that there is much that can be accomplished locally as well.

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The Coronavirus and the Attack on Liberty and Privacy

– May 12, 2020

The “individualism” that Dr. Coyle scornfully criticizes is really the liberty of each one of us to more fully design and direct our own lives in peaceful and mutually productive associations inside and outside of the marketplace, rather than turning that freedom over to the political paternalists desiring to tell us how to live, think and act, and, of course, all for our own good.

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Negative Oil Prices – Economic Implications

Negative Oil Prices – Economic Implications

– May 3, 2020

The price of oil and gas will be resurgent in 2021, if not before; sadly, the world economy may take a while longer to heal.

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“I’ve Lost Faith in Humanity”: The Psychological Toll of the Lockdown

– April 28, 2020

I asked people on my Twitter feed to tell their stories. My inbox has been flooded with an outpouring of desperate sadness, rage, shock, and horror. I can only share some with you here. I’m changing any details that might violate their privacy rights.

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A Public Choice Warning About Media

– April 27, 2020

Don’t expect the media to be a watchdog for accountability in its current manifestation, but instead be your own watchdog by learning to critically question the concepts and facts presented.

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