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Business in the US Suffers From Labor Shortages
In a recent interview, economist Lawrence Summers said the government’s juiced-up unemployment benefits have created a major problem
Jon Miltimore | May 11, 2021
The Complications Caused by Vaccine Passports
More states should follow Florida’s lead and declare that vaccine passports are a violation of the right to privacy
Kevin Boyd | May 11, 2021
Regulation, Moderation, and Social Media Decentralization
Facebook and Parler do not represent the only two options for public dicourse beyond 2021
Gavin Hanson | May 11, 2021
New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Closes
The state has just made honoring its green energy agreements much more difficult
Paige Lambermont | May 4, 2021
Lockdowns ‘Greatest Peacetime Policy Failure’ in History
Canadian economist Douglas Ward Allen recently ran a cost-benefit analysis of his nation's lockdowns
Jon Miltimore | May 4, 2021
Can Solar Energy Actually Compete in a Free Market?
DEPCOM Power CEO Johnnie Taul explains why the free market future of solar energy is so bright
Foundation for Economic Education | April 28, 2021
7 Examples of Corrupt Congressional 2020 Earmarks
A new report shines a light on 285 suspect budget ‘earmarks’ from fiscal year 2020, totaling a whopping $16.8 billion
Brad Polumbo | April 28, 2021
How Stalin Canceled ‘Hamlet’ in the Soviet Union
Mass fear can result in censorship that is just as stifling and oppressive as government bans, history shows
Jon Miltimore | April 20, 2021
Overdose Deaths Hit Record Highs Amid Lockdowns
New CDC Data Shows that while the actual public health benefits of lockdowns are unclear, the deadly unintended consequences they caused are painfully obvious
Brad Polumbo | April 20, 2021
Young Students Continue to Suffer from School Closures
The effects of school closures are felt most by the children across the nation
Michael Huling | April 14, 2021