Archive: Jon Miltimore

The Moral Lesson in ‘Office Space’ Everyone Misses
Mike Judge’s hilarious 1999 comedy shows the danger of falling into “resentment traps” and reminds us of the importance of taking control of one's own life.
Jon Miltimore | May 16, 2023
America’s ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Moment Arrived, New IRS Data Show
It’s not just high taxes that are driving people out of cities. There are other costs—moral, social, and cultural—associated with spurning property rights and celebrating looting.
Jon Miltimore | May 8, 2023
Washington’s Effort to Censor (True) Pandemic Information
The Twitter Files exposed a lot of malfeasance, but one effort spearheaded by Stanford University and federal agencies was particularly Orwellian in both concept and practice
Jon Miltimore | April 25, 2023
Mask Mandates Didn’t Help, but It Gets Worse
We’ve learned a lot about mask effectiveness. But have we learned anything about means and ends?
Jon Miltimore | March 7, 2023
The Assemblywomen by Aristophanes
The ancient Greek play that mercilessly (and hilariously) mocked socialism and democracy
Jon Miltimore | February 28, 2023
Western Progressives Loved Stalinism and Maoism
Modern socialists may prefer to distance themselves from Stalin and Mao, but progressives were singing a very different tune in the twentieth century
Jon Miltimore | February 14, 2023
Forced to Dump 30,000 Liters of Milk—as Dairy Prices Surge
Canadian dairy farmer Jerry Huigen explains why he’s heartbroken to dump 30,000 liters of milk amid surging dairy prices.
Jon Miltimore | February 7, 2023
14 Signs You Live Under a Totalitarian Government
Some of these techniques are playing out before our eyes
Jon Miltimore | December 13, 2022
Why Sam Bankman-Fried Sounded Like a Rand Villain
Sam Bankman-Fried, unlike James Taggart, is not an idiot. He knew his altruism was phony.
Jon Miltimore | November 24, 2022
Who Authorized the DHS to Police Online Speech?
Newly published documents obtained by the Intercept show the US government is actively shaping online discourse and policing speech. This invites a question: when did congress authorize that??
Jon Miltimore | November 15, 2022