Three Errors Paul Ehrlich Keeps Making

– January 7, 2023

“In Ehrlich’s worldview, humanity only transgresses and can only cause harm. In Simon’s view, humanity takes primacy and the sources of its enrichment also repair many harms done to the environment, and eventually allows improvements.” ~ Vincent Geloso


Forgetful Fauci’s Deposition: All Those Lies Are Hard to Keep Straight

– December 6, 2022

“Fauci’s evasions leave us with more questions than answers – and more clues that he used his position as a top official at a powerful government agency to persecute and suppress dissenting scientific beliefs.” ~ Phillip W. Magness and James R. Harrigan


The Malthusian Contradiction

– December 5, 2022

“The truth is that it’s humans who create resources in the first place. When Malthusians point to explosive population growth, they think they are identifying a problem. They are actually identifying the solution.” ~ Antony Davies


With Their Attacks on David Malpass, Environmentalists Reveal Their Shallow Ways

– November 4, 2022

“Global warming fanatics can’t see that the very human progress they disdain (and that they couldn’t live happily without) is what sets the stage for even better care of the planet they claim to want to save.” ~ John Tamny


Harwood Prize for Intellectual Courage Awarded to John P.A. Ioannidis

– November 2, 2022

“John Ioannidis has fearlessly defended good science for decades. He has shown firmness, integrity, and intellectual courage against powerful false narratives, and AIER is proud to honor one of the top free thinkers of our time.” ~ AIER


Three More Months of the Ratchet Effect?

– November 1, 2022

“The Biden Administration granted itself three more months to prolong and extend the ratchet effect to secure more power and less freedom. Tragically, the longer government extends the crisis, the less likely they are to relinquish control.” ~ Raymond J. March


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


Contra Fauci, School Closings Will Shorten Lives

– September 5, 2022

“The school shutdowns will go down as one of the most misguided policy decisions in our lifetime. Dr. Fauci may believe that the shutdowns didn’t harm anyone, but the facts say otherwise.” ~ David R. Henderson & Ryan Sullivan


Climate and COVID ‘Science’

– September 4, 2022

“The belief that science is a source of complete and godlike knowledge is not merely mistaken, it’s a toxic fuel of authoritarianism when it’s combined with the false understanding of social problems as being a science project to be ‘solved’ by persons in power.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux


Stratification Economics?

– September 2, 2022

“We don’t know the reasons why the economics JEL committee denied Stratification Economics its own niche, but the facts amply justify their decision. The real fault, of course, is the fragmentation of social science that has allowed such problems to arise.” ~ John Staddon


Which Lasts Longer, Spike Proteins or CDC ‘Facts?’

– September 1, 2022

“The constant churn of revisions leaves us with many questions, when the whole point of producing a page entitled ‘Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines’ was to prevent such a thing. They are, unfortunately, very big questions.” ~ Jon Sanders


Complexity, Scientism, and Contemporary Politics

– August 26, 2022

“The scientistic attitude encourages policymakers to adopt what Hayek called a ‘pretense of knowledge,’ an overconfident, if not plainly false, belief in their own knowledge and powers of social control.” ~ Scott Scheall