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Volume 26, Issue 53: December 26, 2023

Richard K. Vedder (Wall Street Journal)
How to deal with higher ed’s corruption? Milton Friedman had the right idea: Tax the universities. READ MORE »

Alvaro Vargas Llosa (The Washington Times)
Green energy’s low-cost boom appears to be over. At the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Dubai, some global leaders admitted that wind and solar energy won’t do the trick and that fossil fuels will be here for a long, long time. READ MORE »

Scott Beyer (Catalyst)
Many global south economies have grown at rates far surpassing the developed world, resulting in well-chronicled standard-of-living increases, and reflected in a sharp dip in global poverty rates. The primary reason? The ongoing post-Soviet evolution towards market democracies. READ MORE »

Stephen P. Halbrook (Reason’s The Volokh Conspiracy)
After the Supreme Court vindicated Second Amendment rights in N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, New York legislators were irked. They adopted a Concealed Carry Act to counter SCOTUS. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit is not impressed with New York’s attempt to forbid concealed carry in churches or other places open to the public. Let churches and private businesses decide for themselves! READ MORE »

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