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Volume 26, Issue 42: October 10, 2023

Steve H. Hanke, Jayanta Bhattacharya (Econ Journal Watch)
There is nothing that matches a pandemic to generate fear. And, as we learned during Covid, there is nothing like fear to grease the skids of censorship—including at the most prestigious platforms of medical inquiry. Are we witnessing the end of science? READ MORE »

Lee E. Ohanian (California on Your Mind)
With Dianne Feinstein’s passing, California loses—the country loses—a senator who governed with dignity and, sometimes, bipartisanship. What, today, are the chances that Californians will elect a replacement with those qualities? READ MORE »

David T. Beito (AIER)
Long before Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. came on the scene, Mound Bayou, MS, an all-black town founded by two former slaves, was a center of opposition to both disenfranchisement and segregation. How? Through entrepreneurship and self-reliance. READ MORE »

By Alvaro Vargas Llosa (National Review)
In the coming months, seven Latin American countries will choose new leaders. The results are worth watching, because there is a chance that we’ll see a retreat from anti-Americanism—and an increase, as a result, in respect for the rule of law and individual rights. READ MORE »

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