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No Amnesty for Pandemic Tyranny

Around the Web – Original Source: www.theamericanconservative.com Forgive the people in your life, of course, but never forget what officials did to us. The headline reads, “ Let’s Declare a Pandemic Amnesty .” It would be risible if it were not so galling. We are to give a pardon to the officials who, over and…

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Greta Expectations

Greta Expectations By Michael Every of Rabobank Greta Expectations I start today with a conclusion. Not mine, but Martin Wolf’s from his latest FT op-ed: “It is conflicts over power that most threaten globalisation. By seeking to enhance their security, great powers make their rivals more insecure, creating a vicious downward spiral of distrust. We…

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Schrodinger’s Demand Curve: Elastic or Inelastic?

Economists have almost universally rejected price controls after their disastrous effects in the 1970s. Because waste and shortage almost invariably follow from their application, price controls have lost serious academic interest. This condemnation has one partial exception, however: the minimum wage. Like any other price floor, the minimum wage prohibits firms from paying less than…