A New Idea Emerges at COP26

– December 3, 2021

“Conservatives showed up at COP26 to indicate that a constructive alternative to alarmist rhetoric exists. At COP27, it’s time that we attended in full force, and told the UN to let the adults do the talking.” ~ Christopher Barnard & Connor Tomlinson

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What You Can Learn On a Long Walk to American Girl

– November 29, 2021

“Shopping malls offer economic truths beyond their just being shopping locales. They’re in reality economic ecosystems that explain how economies work well outside their walls. A long walk to American Girl vivifies this truth with ease.” ~ John Tamny

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Economics and the Picture Show, Part Two

– November 28, 2021

“Casablanca is a political econo-drama trading in the existential currency of life, death, and love couched in the aesthetic aspirations of art.” ~ Robert Edward Gordon

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Supply Chains and the Shortage Economy

– November 28, 2021

“Government control over supply chains would help make shortages permanent. Supply chains are too complex for anyone, including the managers of companies like Apple and Nike, to understand.” ~ Daniel Sutter

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Americans Don’t Hate Work, They Hate the Workplace

– November 27, 2021

“We can build alternative institutions and parallel economies that create opportunities for hard-working Americans who won’t be pushed around.” ~ Austin Stone

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How Hayek Can Transform Our Ingratitude into Gratitude

– November 25, 2021

“Understanding Hayek transforms our thinking into a rich appreciation of how individuals cooperate and bring forth the miracles of the modern economy. With the opening of eyes long closed, our ingratitude becomes gratitude.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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The Recovery of Liberty

– November 23, 2021

“The attack on liberty is unrelenting. To get attackers to relent, it helps to clarify what we mean by liberty. We are then in a better position to awaken them to the damage they do.” ~ Daniel B. Klein

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Should We Help Workers Who Lose Jobs to Imports?

– November 22, 2021

“Too much of the discussion about job destruction and worker transition rests on the questionable assumption that all actors in markets, including workers, are either myopic or quite unintelligent (or both).” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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Don’t Blame the “Greedy Wealthy”

– November 22, 2021

“The problem is that we have already spent hundreds of billions of dollars on programs to end poverty, and yet there is still….poverty.” ~ Michael C. Munger

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Twilight of the NYC Pizza Principle

– November 22, 2021

“The link between NYC subway fares and the price of a pizza slice ended a few years back, but the death of .99 cent slices suggests that relative price changes are now confounding the most formidable business talents.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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Risk, Uncertainty and Profit 100 Years Later

– November 21, 2021

“It is the special function of the entrepreneur to generate unpredictable change and the economic profit or loss, progress or mistakes, that result from it.” ~ Alex J. Pollock

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Russia’s Africa Policy: Geopolitics and Commercial Interests

– November 21, 2021

“The United States must find robust relationships built upon mutual benefits that are in accordance with our values and the values of our current and potential partners. We must mind our business and avoid crusades.” ~ Todd Myers

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