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June 24, 2020
Fifty Years of Statist Policies and Economic Fallacies
Despite the constant failures of Keynesian economics and statist policies, people still haven't realized that free-market economics is the way forward.
June 24, 2020
Unfortunately, We Can’t Decouple From Communist China by Friday
The American economy is too dependent upon China to quickly reverse course.
June 17, 2020
Thomas Sowell at 90: Understanding Race Relations Around the World
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.
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Government & Politics
June 9, 2020
Tragedies of Our Time: Pandemic, Planning, and Racial Politics
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
Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!
Adam Smith was born on this day in 1723.
May 29, 2020
What Trumpnomics 1.0 Was and What 2.0 Could Be
Trumpnomics is it's own unique mix of economics values. Darren Brady Nelson breaks down how this has worked for the United States.

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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?