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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
Waffle House’s Stand Against Lockdowns
Walt Ehmer is courageous but ultimately bolder action may be required to save businesses from the pernicious effects of lockdowns
Jon Miltimore | November 23, 2020
Election Day Was a Green Wave for Marijuana Legalization
You might think marijuana is bad, but its prohibition is worse
Jon Miltimore | November 10, 2020
The 2020 Election Should Shed Light on Central Planning
If government can't count ballots how can it possibly manage a pandemic or our health care?
Jon Miltimore | November 10, 2020