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The Myth of the Mass Infection Event

Munich infections are on the rise, and journalists are certain that Oktoberfest is to blame – even though the case numbers are totally in line with broader regional trends. The first Oktoberfest since the start of the pandemic draws to a close today, and the press are falling all over themselves to blame rising infections on…

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What Nuclear War Would Look Like

In the first clip, Glenn Greenwald and Tucker discussed the possibility of nuclear war since it is being discussed in Washington and the Kremlin. But to truly understand what nuclear war would really mean, a simulation works best. Watch the four-minute simulation out of Princeton University called Plan A. “The consensus in Washington is that…

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Stephen Moore: Who are the Neofascists?

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. In just the last few weeks, Liz Truss, Britain’s new prime minister, has been denounced by critics as a “fascist.” So has Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s newly elected prime minister. Along with all Republicans in Congress, Texas and Florida GOP Govs. Greg Abbott and Ron…

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Against Interest Rate Reductionism

Can we reliably infer the stance of monetary policy from interest rates? Many market-watchers think so. They confidently claim that high rates mean money is tight, and low rates mean money is loose. Reality is more complicated. The relationship they describe only holds over short periods of time, and even then only under very specific…