Archive: Jon Miltimore
Price Controls Have Failed for 4,000 Years
The people of ancient Eshnunna can be forgiven for not understanding why price controls are harmful. Today’s policymakers, who have the benefit of history and economics, have no excuse.
What ‘Demolition Man’ Has Gotten Right—so Far
The 1993 film Demolition Man predicted some parts of the 21st century—and reminds us there are many shades of dystopia.
Netflix Delivers Salvo for Free Expression With 9 Little Words
The company told employees: ‘Netflix may not be the best place for you’
The Government Poisoned Americans During Prohibition
During the Prohibition Era, the federal poisoning program killed at least 10,000 people, according to some estimates. Yet the “chemist’s war of Prohibition” is all but forgotten today. Why?
Sweden Now Has One of the Lowest COVID Mortality Rates in Europe
Sweden, which avoided strict lockdowns, now has a lower COVID mortality rate than 29 countries in Europe alone
There’s Nothing Scientific About Censorship
Al Gore’s 2009 warning on vanishing polar ice and the perils of censoring ‘misinformation’
Did Trudeau’s Crackdown Spark a Bank Run in Canada?
Five of Canada's largest banks mysteriously went offline this week after the government announced it was freezing assets of people supporting the Freedom Convoy, sparking rumors of a bank run or computer hacking
Restaurant Owner Who Defied Lockdowns Sentenced
Minnesota restaurant owner Lisa Hanson is currently behind bars. Her story is not over, however.
America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work
It’s time to admit the recycling mania is a giant placebo