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October 28, 2020
Unmasking Paul Krugman’s Misrepresentation of Ayn Rand
He claimed that the U.S. has suffered from almost 9 million Coronavirus cases and experienced 230,000 deaths all because Ayn Rand and libertarians in general teach a philosophy of misplaced “freedom”
Government & Politics
October 21, 2020
Government Policies Have Worsened the Coronavirus Crisis
There is no doubt that 2020 has become a unique event in almost everyone’s life due to the Coronavirus and the response of almost all governments everywhere in the world
Government & Politics
October 14, 2020
The Pandemic or the Lockdown: Which Has Been Worse?
The COVID Tracker website reports 201,000 deaths through October 4 for a value of $2 trillion using the VSL
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Government & Politics
September 9, 2020
Is the Ninth Circuit Court More Conservative and Constitutional Than the Supreme Court?
The Year of Our Lord 2020 – has been a long stretch of very bad road
Economy
September 8, 2020
America’s Fiscal Follies are Dangerously in the Red
The Congressional Budget Office has recently issued a federal “Budget Outlook Update”
Government & Politics
September 1, 2020
Are Democrats Trying to Spark a Violent Revolution—or Just Accidentally Doing It?
These actions don’t merely represent protests run amok — America is now in the midst of a left-wing revolution

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Economy
October 28, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
He claimed that the U.S. has suffered from almost 9 million Coronavirus cases and experienced 230,000 deaths all because Ayn Rand and libertarians in general teach a philosophy of misplaced “freedom”
October 21, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
There is no doubt that 2020 has become a unique event in almost everyone’s life due to the Coronavirus and the response of almost all governments everywhere in the world
October 14, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The COVID Tracker website reports 201,000 deaths through October 4 for a value of $2 trillion using the VSL
September 9, 2020
By Seton Motley
The Year of Our Lord 2020 – has been a long stretch of very bad road
September 8, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The Congressional Budget Office has recently issued a federal “Budget Outlook Update”
September 1, 2020
By Justin Haskins
These actions don’t merely represent protests run amok — America is now in the midst of a left-wing revolution
August 25, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The policies of the COVID-19 lockdown were not without historical precedent
August 14, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our world is more prosperous than ever, or at least was before the economic disruption from COVID-19.
August 4, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Paul Krugman may hide behind rude and crude ad hominem attacks on those who do not share his views, but that does not prove his case. It only serves to harm his own reputation and legitimacy in the arena of public policy debate.
August 4, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California just experienced a catastrophic loss from the COIVD-19 impact on the economy, as one of its major refineries, Marathon Martinez, has just announced it will be idled indefinitely.
July 31, 2020
By David Wojick
Biden’s multi-trillion dollar climate action plan is full of promises that the law says he cannot keep. Promising to do what you cannot do is a false promise. Here are some big-ticket examples.
July 28, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
In spite of the declared “independence” of the Federal Reserve from the political control of either Congress or the White House, America’s central bank is a branch of the U.S. government that is responsible for setting monetary policy.
July 22, 2020
By Paul Driessen, Ned Mamula
The Green New Deal would make US reliance on China much worse.
July 21, 2020
By Clifford Thies
Retailers are asking customers to use credit or debit cards, and some are refusing to make change in coins. They say it’s because of the novel coronavirus. The virus may be playing a part; but, there’s more to the coin shortage.
July 17, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic is reading that non-pharmaceutical interventions like social distancing, stay-at-home orders, and business closures are saving lives. They are not.
June 24, 2020
By Seton Motley
The American economy is too dependent upon China to quickly reverse course.
June 24, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Despite the constant failures of Keynesian economics and statist policies, people still haven't realized that free-market economics is the way forward.
June 17, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The issue of race relations in America has reached a new high pitch with the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman, followed by mass peaceful demonstrations and instances of violence, looting, and arson in cities around the country.
June 9, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
People are being forced back into a new tribalism and a new racial and ethnic collectivism in the public arena due to the renewed insistence on “group-think” that is reinforced by a variety of government policies.
June 5, 2020
By Joseph A. Morris
Adam Smith was born on this day in 1723.
May 29, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Trumpnomics is it's own unique mix of economics values. Darren Brady Nelson breaks down how this has worked for the United States.
May 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Whether school closings and stay-at-home orders slow an outbreak is an important and really challenging research question. This question must be answered before we compare economic costs and health benefits.
May 20, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The long-term economic effects of the COVID-19 shutdown will be felt for years to come.
May 6, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The collectivism virus need not destroy us, if we immunize ourselves with the philosophy of liberty and market liberalism.
April 28, 2020
By Matthew L. Kelly
The Colloquium for the Advancement of Free-Enterprise Education at the University of Texas-Dallas teaches students about the foundations and history of the nation's economic system
April 23, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
We have experienced unprecedented economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing policies. Twenty two million Americans lost jobs in four weeks.
April 20, 2020
By Clifford Thies
The results of the first scientific survey of serology in a well-defined population has been conducted and – guess what? – the mortality rate for Coronavirus is not much different from that of the ordinary flu.
April 15, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
In Uncle Sam’s 2020 fiscal year that began on October 1, 2019, it is estimated that the federal government will spend around $4.4 trillion, of which about $1 trillion will be with borrowed money to cover the budget deficit of that amount.
April 13, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The United States has taken unprecedented actions to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. How bad will this be for the economy?
April 6, 2020
By Steve Goreham
The U.S. economy is currently enjoying the longest period of expansion in history, in large part driven by the fracking revolution which enabled America to become the world’s leading energy producer.
April 3, 2020
By Clifford Thies
How long can we keep people away from work before their lives are ruined?
April 2, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
As the economy locks down, the U.S. government must consider the implications of social distancing itself.
April 1, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
Economic contractions harm human health, so governments should take that into account in their coronavirus policies
April 1, 2020
By Charles N. Steele
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
March 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our lives and economy have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale by COVID-19. How do we calculate the societal impact?
March 26, 2020
By Viv Forbes
In their frantic attempts to delay the spread of the Wuhan virus, governments are sowing the seeds of economic depression and currency destruction.
March 24, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Recognizing other states' licenses would remove barriers to employment, says sponsor.
March 23, 2020
By Joe Barnett
The Buckeye Institute recommends actions to reduce the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on Ohio's Economy.
March 20, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The City of Dallas is considering regulating rentals, while Austin fights in court for its ordinance.
March 18, 2020
By Seton Motley
Capitalism is the best solution to deal with the Coronavirus.