Pandemics and Liberty: An Introduction

– October 5, 2022

“There will be more pandemics, and how (and how well) we can address them strongly depends on learning from contemporary and historical successes and failures. This volume aspires to take a step in this direction.” ~ Ryan M. Yonk & Raymond J. March

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The Over-Regulated David v Goliath

– October 5, 2022

“The best way to fight against ‘the Bigs’ in society is not to create a big government, but to enable innovation. Let individuals compete as they will.” ~ Daniel Betti

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A Central Bank Reckoning

– October 5, 2022

“Even the best set of rules and the tightest, most targeted, narrowly circumscribed mandate won’t be enough unless central bankers are willing to emulate something akin to judicial restraint.” ~ Samuel Gregg

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Tolerance as the Supreme Political Principle

– October 4, 2022

“Groups can always exploit and instrumentalize ethical and religious claims. Tolerance is the primary political virtue because it prevents convergence to any one sect’s vision of a good social order.” ~ Michael D. Thomas

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Canadian Fiscal Lessons for Britain’s Fiscal Woes

– October 3, 2022

“The Canadian experience suggests that it is entirely possible to enact the spending cuts that many claim are necessary to balance the announced tax cuts in Britain.” ~ Vincent Geloso

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The Private Disaster Response Alternative

– October 3, 2022

“Anything the government can’t do, which is most things, the private sector can do, perhaps not perfectly, but well enough. That includes disaster relief.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Edunomics

– October 1, 2022

“Most public universities have become ancillary components of the federal government. This explains, in part, the complete takeover and increasing bureaucratization of the modern research university, public or private.” ~ Daniel Asia

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‘Free-Market Environmentalism’ Is Working in Montana

– October 1, 2022

“This is free-market environmentalism at work, aligning incentives in such a way as to make conservation and wildlife tolerance a good business decision rather than a burden for local landowners.” ~ Dan Mahoney

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To Defend Liberty, Cultivate Your Inner Freedom

– September 30, 2022

“Most will never appreciate liberty until it is lost. Do we value liberty? Are we willing to examine and shed faulty habits of mind? Until we do, as Montaigne put it, ‘No wind makes for him who has no destined port.'” ~ Barry Brownstein

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“Climate-Smart” Agriculture Incentives — Not-So-Smart Results

– September 30, 2022

“Scientists can’t even measure the climate-efficacy of the program, yet everyone is agreeing to go along with it because it feels about right—especially, no doubt, within the departments that are getting bigger budgets and amongst the farmers they are paying to sustain a bucolic lifestyle.” ~ Paul Schwennesen

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Made to be Broken?

– September 29, 2022

“Understanding just how and when institutions matter requires an appreciation for imperfections in governance, the socially constructed nature of rules, and the unique knowledge and motivations of entrepreneurial actors.” ~ Caleb S. Fuller

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Energy Crisis Explained: EU Mandates to “Flatten the Curve” (Video)

– September 29, 2022

“Europe and other Western nations are facing a very real energy crisis right now. In this video, Kate Wand explains the energy crisis in Europe and the collectivist nature of the West’s war on climate change.” ~ AIER

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