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Volume 26, Issue 50: December 5, 2023

Steve H. Hanke and Stephen J.K. Walters (National Review)
Something remarkable is happening in these disunited states: a rapid rearrangement of population. The least free states are losing people—but they don’t have to. The political entrepreneurs in these states just need to heed “the science” and change policies. READ MORE »

Victor Davis Hanson (American Greatness)
The wave of anti-Semitism and the spectacle of violent pro-Hamas protestors harassing Jews have finally convinced most Americans that their hallmark universities are illiberal centers of mediocrity and intolerance—and increasingly unsafe. Perhaps now we might get real education reform? READ MORE »

Michael C. Munger (AIER)
The interesting thing is that Javier Milei, Argentina’s new president, who favors dollarizing the country, is not actually a fan of US dollars—precisely because the US currency is also managed by an inescapably politicized central bank. Can we fix that? READ MORE »

K. Lloyd Billingsley (American Spectator)
In his new must-read book, Deception: The Great Covid Cover-Up, Sen. Rand Paul charts the dangers of white coat supremacy. And the lessons couldn’t be clearer. At first opportunity, Congress should slash the NIAID budget, limit the director to one four-year term—and above all investigate Anthony Fauci. READ MORE »

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