Archive: Jon Miltimore

Restaurants Are Now Adding ‘Equity’ Charges
Will making customers pay “equity” charges backfire? Probably
Jon Miltimore | June 29, 2021
UFC Fighter Dedicates Victory to Victims of Communism
Many Americans are clueless about communism's bloody history. That's a dangerous lesson to forget
Jon Miltimore | May 18, 2021
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
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
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
A Warning about Those Who Say ‘Listen to the Science’
When people say “follow the science,” often what they’re really saying is “follow our plan”
Jon Miltimore | April 14, 2021
Why Young Adults Are the Most Frightened of COVID
Nearly half of Americans between 18 and 34 are concerned about returning to a normal social life after the pandemic, a new YouGov poll found.
Jon Miltimore | April 7, 2021
Americans Misinformed About COVID Hospitalization
A recent Gallup survey found that more than one-third of Americans believe that at least half of those infected with COVID-19 require hospitalization.
Jon Miltimore | March 24, 2021
Bloomberg: Venezuela Goes Private After Socialism
After much pain and suffering, Venezuelan socialist leaders have conceded they cannot effectively run an economy
Jon Miltimore | February 23, 2021
Colorado County Refuses to Enforce Lockdowns
Weld County’s defiance came days before news broke that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is “furious” because a Brooklyn synagogue held a secret wedding
Jon Miltimore | December 2, 2020