Why Trump Lost the Election: Health Care
What the Trump administration did for health care is one of the best-kept secrets in America.
Clarity in Trumps Wake
Covid-19 did not transform American life by killing people, but by the fears about it that our oligarchy packaged and purveyed.
The Downsides to Bidens Plan for Free College Tuition
Free tuition is not free; it is confiscated from others.
Logrolling Fills COVID Relief Bill With Waste
The latest example of how professional politicians generate costly waste on Capitol Hill just became official....
Dr. Deborah Birx Gets Pushback for Violating Her Own Standards
“We cannot go into the holiday season, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, with the same kind of attitude,...
Early Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Troubles Add to a Long List of Government Pandemic Failures
It’s been nearly twelve months since Covid-19 reached the United States. Since then, more than 19...
Technology Has Changed Public Engagement
Throughout the pandemic, it has become abundantly clear that local and state governments need to be technologically smart in order to engage with the public.
What Will the Stimulus Stimulate?
We shouldnt be surprised that what ultimately emerged was a dogs breakfast of giveaways for special interests. Thats the nature of the political beast.
Will Blue State Refugees Ruin Red States?
Most Californians fleeing to Texas are unlikely to have political preferences in sync with Californias granola set. Theyre leaving the tarnished golden state for a reason.
The Fed Wont Save Us from the Growing Jobs Recession
On top of the outrageous lockdowns of business and even residential gatherings, what the Treasury and Fed have done this year is scandalous.
No Vaccine Yet for Cubas Political Pandemic
Theres nothing like a pandemic to facilitate the work of a totalitarian state.
How to End Lockdowns Next Month
For the vulnerable, the vaccine will protect against Covid. For the less vulnerable, the vaccine will protect against lockdown torture.
When Harry Met Eubie
Dr. Harald Schmidt of the University of Pennsylvania manages to confuse leftist agit-prop with medical science.
Remote Learning Companies Are Endangering Student Privacy
Colleges and universities nationwide are failing to safeguard the digital safety and privacy of their students.
Covids Lesson: Some Animals Are More Equal than Others
The aristocrats really, honestly, genuinely think they are our betters.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Turns up in $2 Billion EDD Scandal
Back in the 1990s, a comedian was lampooning people who wore jerseys of NBA players. “Look,”...
2020 Was Not the Worst Year Ever. Not Even Close.
We were promised flying cars, and all we got were mask mandates. A bit of perspective is useful, though.
Lessons from 2020: A Global Perspective on Covid-19
As this annus horribilis draws to a close, it might be appropriate to step back for...
Cities Come Together During Holidays Despite Restrictions
As the holiday season continues, cities and community organizations are also adapting entertainment events.
San Francisco Loosens Restrictions on Dating
Banning dating may give single people a good excuse for family members at Christmas, but it’s a costly overreach by policymakers.
New COVID-19 Vaccines, Same Sluggish FDA
In October, large portions of the United States began experiencing rapid increases in new COVID-19 cases....
The Bureaucratic Deal Got Us into this Mess. The Bourgeois Deal Will Get Us Out.
The Covid-Industrial bureaucratic state is assembling statesmen who think themselves fit and able to direct private people how they ought to employ their capitals.
The Top 3 Most Egregious Pandemic Restrictions
Democrat or Republican, we must continue to act in good faith. Otherwise, pandemic fatigue will become a pandemic in itself.
FDA Delays COVID Vaccine Review
An EUA allows the FDA to streamline the approval process in the case of an emergency, or if running a clinic trial is impossible.
Florida’s Governor DeSantis Chooses Liberty Over Mandates
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, many governments are imposing (or reimposing) mandates, lockdowns, and in general,...
To Live and Dine in L.A.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl believes “outdoor dining is probably more dangerous in terms of...
How Did Forecasters Get the Pandemic Economy So Wrong?
The stock market and the consensus of forecasters are two sources of economic intelligence that are...
State Employment Development Department Empowers “Biggest Fraud on Taxpayers in California History”
California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) doesn’t develop much employment beyond those who work there. On the...
No-Ho-Ho: The Economics of Holiday Gift Giving
With holiday gift shopping in season and the COVID-19 pandemic rampant, consider the relative merits of...
Thanksgiving for California’s Paradise Lost
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “Guidance for Private Gatherings” limits the number of participants at Thanksgiving celebrations and...
A Sensible and Compassionate Anti-COVID Strategy
Science cant do its job in an environment where anyone who challenges the status quo gets shut down or cancelled.
In the Covid Era: Is American Military U. Better than Harvard?
Long before Covid, many persons argued that top-ranked schools often were neglectful of their undergraduates, paying far more attention to prized graduate students and research.
Medical Supplies Are Too Important to Leave to a National Supply Commander
The idea of a National Supply Commander suggests Biden thinks managing the medical supply chain is not that different from arranging chess pieces or Lego bricks.
The Democratic Partys San Francisco Problem
The progressive agenda failed in California, and it will fail nationally.
Scamocracy in America
The ruling classs manifold components have integrated the Covids health challenge into their identities just as they adopted each others demonologies and demands as their own.
Case for Mask Mandate Rests on Bad Data
Policy makers up to and including the incoming U.S. president are likely basing their case for sweeping new regulations on unsound scientific advice and overstated promises.
Rays of Constitutional Rights Shine Through in California
During the pandemic Gov. Gavin Newsom has unilaterally locked down literally anything he wishes, whenever he wishes, and for however long he wishes.
Tyler Cowen Is Wrong About Great Barrington Declaration on Lockdown Policies
George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen is attacking the Great Barrington Declaration again today on Marginal...
For Better Health and a Stronger Economy, Dont Lock Down Again
A second lockdown would smother the recovery while only delaying the inevitable spread of COVID-19.
Only in California: Where Affordable Housing Costs More than Five-Star Luxury
Even before COVID-19, Californias housing construction rate was 49th in the country.
Was Dr. Fauci Right about Dangerous Gain-of-Function Research?
“Gain of function” (GOF) research involves the manipulation of viruses, and during the current pandemic it...
Biden and Trump: Higher Education: Whats That?
The conventional explanation for the neglect of higher education in 2020 was that Covid-19 crowded out discussion of most issues.
Future of Democracy Depends on Postal Reform
Postal reform is more critical than ever to ensure that vote-by-mail remains a viable option for the electorate for decades to come.
Misperceptions of COVID Risk and the Media
Media functions to divide us from reaality. Shark attacks make headlines. They play on our fears and result in tragedy and death.
No, Daring to Be Against Lockdowns Is Not “Anti-Science”
Economic lockdowns may mitigate the risk of transmission, but not without hampering the economy (which indirectly undermines public health).
Changing Clocks Twice a Year Is Harmful to Your Wallet and Your Health
The economic and healthcare costs of time traveling every year are not offset by any material benefits.
What I Bet You Dont Know About Prescription Drugs
If producers of drugs that treat rare conditions dont have free speech rights, patients will be the victims.
Federal PPP Loans Put Corrupt Hands in the Till
COVID-19 has taught us that the government is bad at spending money. It might be different...
What Trump Has Done to Change Health Care and How Its Helped Battle COVID-19
Once home monitoring devices become more widely available, telehealth is likely to expand further. We are just beginning to imagine the possibilities.
Nancy Pelosi and the 25th Amendment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to get rid of Donald Trump. She apparently does not have...
Pope Francis Misunderstands Markets, Squanders Moral Authority
“The fragility of world systems in the face of the pandemic has demonstrated that not everything...
Creative Engagement During Pandemic Uncertainties
Since March, engagement, on the community level and beyond, has surfaced as a vital aspect of emotional and mental health.
Infectious Diseases and Government Growth
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world adopted a variety of policies expanding the scope of their power.
How to Dramatically Cut College Costs While Increasing Learning
Remote learning is proving unsatisfactory for many students, and costs of effective on-campus Covid mitigation are proving high.
A Coronavirus Spending Scandal
Seven months ago, the U.S. Congress rushed to pass the CARES Act, a $2 trillion emergency...
Scientific Policy in Response to COVID-19
We have all heard, from politicians and from scientists, that the public-policy response to the COVID-19...
Economic Miscalculation and the Covid-19 Pandemic
As Covid-19 began to spread through the United States in February, many feared hospitals would become...
Coronavirus Enrollment Effects: Small but Consequential
This falls enrollment drop will be the ninth in a row, I suspect a record.
Americans Right to Worship Is Being Denied by Governments. I Wont Be Silent Anymore.
When government asserts authority over the churchs very right to worship, it crosses a line. Our fundamental rights do not come from the state.
Pandemic Prophecy Not on the Rosy Side
Actress Jennifer Garner (13 Going on 30) recently asked Dr. Anthony Fauci, “When are we going...
Forgiving Federal Student Loans Is a Horrible Idea
In effect, loan forgiveness undermines the rule of law and core principles of free market capitalism.
FDA Approves Blood Plasma as Covid-19 Treatment
In the nearly eight months since Covid-19 arrived in the United States, the country has undergone...
Pelosi: It Was a Setup
By now, most readers will be familiar with Representative Nancy Pelosi’s visit to a hair salon...
Mandatory Shortages and Concentrated Pain: What Price Gouging Laws Do
There are a lot of problems with efforts to control prices during disasters and emergencies.
Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Collegiate Entrepreneurs
One of the few blessings of Covid-19 is it is compelling colleges to do things differentlyforced innovation dominates.
The U.S. Economy’s Hidden Resilience
One of today’s pivotal questions is the ability of the economy to cope and adapt in...
Nancy Pelosi’s Bad Hair Day
As the world knows, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a wash and a blow-out at a...
“We hope to finish this pandemic in less than two years, especially if we can pool...
Expand Dual Enrollment Programs for Pandemic-Challenged High School Students
Dual enrollment allows high school students to take courses that offer both high school and two-year college credit.
Precaution Can KillDuring a Pandemic and Beyond
Precaution can kill. Especially, we should add, in times of pandemic.
I’ll admit to being a fan of college football, and have followed with interest the debates...
Will Small Businesses Stay Closed Post-Pandemic?
As many as 1.4 million small businesses closed their doors or temporarily suspended operations in the...
A Three-Item Post-Pandemic Regulatory Wishlist
I would like for all of the reductions in regulation to stay permanent after the pandemic is over.
Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Spreading Affinity for Socialism? It Shouldn’t!
Famed Economist Thomas Sowell has long remarked that “Socialism in general has a record of failure...
Chaos on Campus
Too many academics think they are intellectually and morally superior, and that society owes them a good living.
Different Dread from the Fed
“The next six months could make what we have experienced so far seem like just a...
Feinsteins Courtship of Communist China
The Missouri A.G. filed a lawsuit charging that Chinese communist officials are responsible for the enormous death, suffering, and economic losses they inflicted on the world."
Where There’s a Will There’s a Won’t: A COVID-Related Tale of Bureaucracy
A tax-funded county library system, upon which I rely for research materials and Internet access, closed...
Economic Freedom Hastens Pandemic Recovery
Economic freedom gives people the flexibility to adapt to changing, on-the-ground conditions in real time instead of waiting around for permission from regulators.
Why Has the FDA Not Approved Home-Based Coronavirus Testing?
There is a cheap, simple way to control Covid-19. But we are not using it.
F.A. Hayek and the Coronomics Crisis
F.A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom influenced Ronald Reagan and in 1991 President George H.W. Bush...
COVID-19 Is Disrupting the Future of Higher Education
As the pandemic continues to push students toward alternatives, the pitfalls of a traditional college education will become increasingly difficult to ignore.
Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
Ronald Coase (from whose essay,”The Lighthouse in Economics” our logo is derived) is rightly renowned for...
As the Pandemic Demonstrates, Leviathan Feeds on National Crises
Crisis and Leviathan is Robert Higgs’ great work of history exploring how politicians exploit crisis situations...
Is There a Better Way to Subsidize Private Health Insurance?
We could have market-based risk adjustment, rather than bureaucratic risk adjustment.
Media Groupthink Comes for Sweden
Like other public-policy issues, the COVID-19 pandemic elicits a range of perspectives. Some argue for […]
Economic Recovery Requires the Government to Stop What Its Doing
The federal government should stop passing relief bills because more spending would likely harm our economic recovery more than help it.
State Mismanagement of Covid-19 Data Continues
Mindy Clark of Sarasota, Florida, drove to a COVID-19 testing site at Manatee Rural Health because...
Federal Regulations Explode During Coronavirus Pandemic
The Trump administration has often trumpeted its effectiveness in reducing the number of regulations that U.S....
Coronavirus Crises: Everything to Fear from Fear Itself
The coronavirus has spawned crises on three fronts—medical, financial, and economic—and the tide in each turns...
Lessons Learned from Our COVID-19 Response
Our original response was heavy-handed, but the dangerous nature and quick spread of COVID-19 required a strong response.
How to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Faster
Collaboration has brought us pathbreaking vaccine development before.
The Great College Depression Begins: Three Ohio Tales
These schools are getting clobbered financially. Enrollments have been falling for years, so the schools were already in tenuous financial shape before Covid-19.
Removing Regulations in Response to COVID-19
In many ways, the state and federal response involved turning to the private sector and to deregulation. The public, predictably, benefited.
U.S. Aircraft Carriers Exercising in the South China Sea Could Spell Danger
This president clearly plans to demonize China to score points with his electoral base and foreign policy hawks.
The “Prominent Hole” in CDC Epidemic Intelligence
Federal government briefings on the current pandemic have failed to feature anyone openly identified with the...
The Rich Say: Tax Us More to Fight COVID-19
More than 80 wealthy individuals are petitioning for higher taxes on the rich to help pay...
California Legislators Violate Our Constitutional Rights
The U.S. Department of Justice has declared that the Constitution contains no pandemic exception.
Don’t Trust Government to Distribute Covid-19 Drugs
As new Covid-19 cases continue across the U.S., many states are preparing for a potential second...
The Complicated Ethics of Price Gouging
The question of what makes a price fair has been debated by moral philosophers ever since the time of the ancient Greeks.
Online Learning Hiccups Lead to Civil Liberty Threats
Now is the opportune time to reconsider the government requirement for the Orwellian monitoring of school-issued devices such as Chromebooks.
The Revolutionary Creativity of American Independence
The American war for independence from the United Kingdom was instigated by a coalition of free peoples who asserted the sovereignty of their human rights.
Harvard, Yale and Princeton Embarrass, but Cornell Shines
Cornell will track and isolate Covid-19 cases and take other measures to insure safety.
President Trump’s ‘Operation Warp Speed’ Vaccine Project Might Crash Into Perverse Incentives
This May, President Trump unveiled Operation Warp Speed, a partnership between federal regulatory agencies and private...
IRS Sent $1.4 Billion in Coronavirus Relief Money to Dead People
Proving once again that federal bureaucrats who do little other than spend trillions of dollars are...
Why We Werent Ready for Covid-19
Over the past several decades, most developed countries have reformed their social insurance systems in major ways. Reform in this country is long overdue.
Will More Unemployment Increase Fall College Enrollments?
The ultimate loss of hundreds of institutions seems possible.
The Decline of the American University
American universities have become too arrogant, bloated with expensive non-academic apparatchiks, and too far out of the mainstream of American life.
Closing Schools Was a Grievous Error
What everyone needs to realize is that for students under 16 years of age schools never should have been closed.
Five Steps for Taming the Federal Spending Beast
The runaway federal spending that has accompanied the coronavirus pandemic will force a reckoning in the...
Uruguay’s Freer Approach Has Severely Limited the Pandemic While Protecting the Economy
We are not talking enough about Uruguay. That small South American country boasts impressive results in...
Are Special Interests Undermining the Quest for a Covid-19 Vaccine?
At the time of peak lockdown, nearly 94 percent of the U.S. population was placed under...
Coronavirus Lockdowns to Cause Earlier Insolvency of Failing Public Employee Pensions
The pensions of public employees, the people who work for state or local governments, are in...
Is a Law School Meltdown Coming?
Law schools have enormous fixed costs and are mostly exceedingly tuition-dependent.
Liberal Mayors, Racial Politics, and Fake News
Of those 40,000 deaths, surely a considerable number of African-American...This could be an issue for Black Lives Matter, but somehow it isnt.
“Recession-Proofing” Your Small Business
Recession-proofed business models mitigate the typical risks of running a small business and the risk of a black swan event shutting it down.
Coronavirus Is Quickly Draining Social Security
The 2020 Social Security Trustees’ Report is out, and it is not good news. According to...
Are Gov. Newsom’s Contact Tracers the Best for the Job?
The current pandemic has turned up a need for “contact tracing,” the process of finding those...
Media Up In Arms Over Twitter, Remains Silent on EARN IT Act’s Threat
The media is up in arms over Trump’s threat to sign an executive order removing the...
Why the Shutdown in America Must End
It seems that these centrally planned shutdowns never made sense given the costs, and may not even be effective. They certainly aren’t justifiable now.
CoronaCrisis and Leviathan: Big Brother Comes to Your Town (and iPhone)
Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois is proposing the Orwellian (and improperly capitalized) COVID-19 Testing, Reaching, And...
Coronavirus Corruption: Bad Incentives and Politics as Usual
Rebeckah Jones worked for the Florida Department of Health’s Geographic Information team. One of her greatest...
How to Fix a Perverse Coronavirus Incentive and Get More Americans Back to Work
If you were laid off from your job, and you could collect more from unemployment benefits...
After the Government-Engineered Recession, How Soon Will the Economy Return to Normal?
The arrival of COVID-19 has brought with it an unprecedented and uncertain situation in many ways....
Keep Government Out of Developing a COVID-19 Vaccine
In late March, California became the first state to issue mandatory “shelter in place” orders. By...
An Old Man Like Me Should Be Made More Vulnerable to Death by COVID-19
I am 82-plus years old, with two heart defects, making me exceptionally vulnerable to death should...
Pandemics Are Not Recessions, And Pessimism Isn’t Logic
I thank Dr. Edwin G. Dolan for taking the time to critique my recent Independent Institute...
COVID-19 Brings Out the Best in American Entrepreneurs
At the least, the current crisis hasn’t ground America to a halt. At best, the crisis is inspiring entrepreneurs to meet new needs.
More Executive Orders Will Not Fix Healthcare
Draconian measures to “flatten the curve” were implemented to prevent the healthcare sector from becoming overwhelmed...
Is a Coronavirus Fall Classic in Store for America?
As of May 20, Australia has 7,079 coronavirus cases, with 6,444 recoveries and 100 deaths from...
COVID-19 Policies Place Liberty in Peril
The economic costs associated with the pandemic are not the result of the virus but of government policies in response to the virus.
CHiPs Are Down in California, and Federal Judge Is Down With It
From 1977 to 1983 on the television crime drama series “CHiPs,” Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox...
The Smart Ones in the Time of Pandemic
Although it is still early days to reach definitive conclusions about many aspects of the coronavirus...
COVID-19 Policy: Yet Another Intergenerational Transfer
There is still a lot we don’t know about the COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing we...
Tesla Restart Defies Lockdown, Stares Down County Officials, and Gives Workers Hope
Entrepreneur Elon Musk is the last manufacturer of automobiles in the state of California, and motorists...
Colleges on Life Support Face Three Choices: Death, Merge or Survive
Covid-19 is accelerating a previously slow reduction in the number of American schools offering bachelors degrees.
“I don’t think you are the one person who gets to make a decision. We can...
Fed Chief Jerome Powell Tells Uncle Sam To Spend More
In the last two months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has underwritten every single dollar borrowed by...
Tom Cotton Leads Way to Confrontation with China
Cotton, like Emanuel, is not bashful about taking advantage of a crisis to expand government.
Parents Who Home-School Are a Danger to Their Kids? Thats What These Academics Think
The data show that home-schooling parents are getting results that make government schools seem inadequate.
Federal Rules Holding Up Lab-Developed COVID-19 Tests
Legislation introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would unshackle laboratories and provide clear rules to give Americans access to reliable testing products.
Challenging Anthony Fauci
I dont think you are the one person who gets to make a decision. said Sen. Rand Paul.
Bureaucratic Incompetence and the Coronavirus: New York Edition
Why have so many politicians and bureaucrats responded to the coronavirus pandemic by shutting down so...
Elon Musk Might Move Tesla From California
If Musk goes through with his threat to move Tesla, he will join a host of...
Pandemic Reading Tips: Part Deux
“Everybody knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world,” wrote Albert Camus in...
Fraud, Survival, and Innovation: The Era of Financial Crisis and COVID-19
For-profit higher education has one big advantage over not-for-profit universities in periods of momentous change: it is inherently more adaptable.
Dont Stop Immigration, Expand Visas for Healthcare Workers
Although many realize that a disproportionate number of immigrants are low-skilled, they often dont realize that a disproportionately large number also are highly skilled.
Localities Must Take the Lead in Reopening America
Regardless of what certain mayors may suggest, there’s no perfect, one-size-fits-all approach to reopening state economies.
Six Ways to Keep American Universities Alive
I think 500-1000 institutions will be pushed into bankruptcy or face-saving mergers; many were already in trouble.
Past Crises Have Ratcheted Up Leviathan
Another emergency has sprung not so much from the disease itself as from the reactions of governments at all levels.
Where Is the Small Business Advocacy in Normal Times?
Many of the recently unemployed Americans worked for small businesses, which have been decimated by the economic shutdown.
California Gov. Newsom Numb to Workers Pain
While employers are not hiring, gig workers could shoulder the many tasks needed to flatten out the effects of the temporary emergency.
Key to COVID-19 Recovery: Deregulation
The Americans for Tax Reform calculates that 397 regulations have been waived in order to fight COVID-19. That count is probably way too low.
The Fed Becomes the U.S. Government’s Biggest Creditor
Do you remember life before the coronavirus epidemic? Like back in September 2019, when the Social...
California’s Legislators Commandeer Workers Comp in Coronavirus Fight
Down in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti is deploying informers against those who dare violate stay-at-home...
Government Restrictions Have Gone Too Far
The question about whether governments have been too restrictive, or not restrictive enough, in response to...
Bipartisan Proposals for Spending Cuts
Thanks to the coronavirus recession, the U.S. government is on track to borrow more money in...
Time to Listen to the Coronavirus Dissidents
When a country is financially sound it is in a better position to face a pandemic.
United States Needs Freedom, Not Fascism
Government can demand more ventilators during this health crisis, but it need not dictate who produces them.
Purdues Smart Approach to COVID-19: Planning for Fall
The proposed Purdue approach seems similar to what Sweden is doing now.
Health, Wealth, and Liberty in the COVID-19 Era
Americans in many states are protesting the government mandates that require people to “shelter in place,”...
Private Enterprise Continues to Flatten the Curve
A few weeks ago, I published an op-ed in The Hill entitled “Trust Private Enterprise to...
“It’s an obscure U.S. government bureau with many missions, including this vital one: hunting down viral...
Is It Time To Let State Governments Declare Bankruptcy?
After approving another multi-billion dollar coronavirus relief bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made big public...
Pandemic Reading Tips
When a new book comes out, C. S. Lewis reportedly said, be sure to read an...
A Lesson in Humility, A Lesson for Our Times: Alessandro Manzonis The Betrothed
Mingardi writes from Milan. A city that is under quarantine due to the coronavirus.
Why the Current Unemployment Is Worse Than the Great Depression
Indeed, all of the job gains since the Great Recession have been wiped out in just a matter of weeks.
The Governors Coronavirus Stranglehold
People are eager to go back to work and are tired of having their freedoms curtailed.
This Pandemic Is Over. Lets Stop the Economic Suicide, and Get Back to Work
Lets stop pretending that our policies have been rational and need to be phased out, as if they once had a purpose.
Coronavirus: The Great Deregulator
Regulatory reform should be included in future COVID-related legislation.
Anthony Fauci: A Product of His Training
But vulnerable people infected with the coronavirus dont have one year. They need a drug now.
U.S. Should Fund Worthy Public Health Organizations, Not the WHO
Taxpayers and patients can do better than fund an organization that spends more on travel than...
Is Big-Time College Football Dying?
COVID-19 is clobbering college sports. Already, the loss of NCAA March Madness revenues cost schools hundreds of millions.
Governments Cant Plan Economys Reopening
How consumers and employees respond needs to be discovered through the entrepreneurial market process.
How COVID-19 Is Changing the Debate over Health Reform
A revolution is occurring in the way medical care is being delivered in the United States. It is happening almost overnight.
Stimulus 101: The U.S. Economy Depends on Large Corporations
Business skeptics may see the U.S. economy as a duality of competing interests—“haves” and “have-nots”—the economic reality is one of mutual dependence.
Trump and Right to Try
A constitutional argument can also be made in support of giving hydroxychloroquine to a COVID-19 sufferer.
Coronavirus Relief Blows Up the Federal Budget
The fiscal impact of the federal government's coronavirus relief measures is likely to be dramatic.
The Key Indicator for Reopening the Economy Is Hospital Capacity
Like many people, I’ve been following the various COVID-19 numbers with interest and have become aware...
Economic Prosperity or Pandemic Protection: Why Not Both?
United States government officials previously estimated the COVID-19 virus would infect between 70 million and 150...
Tenure Is Dying
One thing is likely: higher education is in for severe belt-tightening. Enrollments are likely going to declinemaybe a little, possibly a lot.
The Economy Is Not a Series of Supply Chains
Instead of a collection of distinct supply chains, our modern economy is a single globe-spanning web of interconnectedness.
Did Americas Epidemic Intelligence Service Fail to Block the Arrival of Coronavirus in America?
Those now at risk may be unaware that an American government agency was tasked to prevent such epidemics from arriving on these shores.
How Do We Ration Health Care When We Really Have To Do It?
Because of the coronavirus, the term triage has a more urgent and lethal meaning.
The Grim Costs of Total Lockdowns
The losses borne in the economic realm could mean additional deaths will be suffered by the 330 million people who have survived the pandemic.
These Changes Could Mobilize Key Medical Personnel to Fight a Pandemic
The most obvious rules that would have to be waived are state licensing regulations.
Why Central Planning by Medical Experts Will Lead to Disaster
...some of the medical experts with media megaphones have put forward potentially catastrophic scenarios and drastic plans...
Self-help measures like avoiding crowded spaces make abundant sense, the massive public controls do not.
Media Miss a Milestone for American Champion of Communist China
From her post on the Moscow News, Strong defended Stalins purge campaigns and show trials.
Why the Coronavirus Will Kill 500-1,000 Colleges
Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, a large number of universities were in fair to poor financial shape.
Do the Media Hate Trump More Than They Hate the Virus?
The public needs the best information on the nature of the threat. Unfortunately, the New York Times seems more interested in attacking President Trump.