Archive: Jon Miltimore

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
History’s First Libertarian?
The Chinese philosopher Zhuang Zhou was articulating Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ two thousand years before 'The Wealth of Nations.'
Jon Miltimore | October 25, 2022
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.
Jon Miltimore | September 13, 2022
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.
Jon Miltimore | August 16, 2022
Netflix Delivers Salvo for Free Expression With 9 Little Words
The company told employees: ‘Netflix may not be the best place for you’
Jon Miltimore | May 17, 2022
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?
Jon Miltimore | April 8, 2022
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
Jon Miltimore | March 29, 2022
There’s Nothing Scientific About Censorship
Al Gore’s 2009 warning on vanishing polar ice and the perils of censoring ‘misinformation’
Jon Miltimore | March 22, 2022
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
Jon Miltimore | February 23, 2022
Restaurant Owner Who Defied Lockdowns Sentenced
Minnesota restaurant owner Lisa Hanson is currently behind bars. Her story is not over, however.
Jon Miltimore | December 14, 2021
America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work
It’s time to admit the recycling mania is a giant placebo
Jon Miltimore | November 23, 2021
Snowden and Dorsey: What Happened in 1971
Something huge happened in 1971. And both Edward Snowden and Jack Dorsey are asking the same question
Jon Miltimore | September 29, 2021