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(Don Boudreaux) TweetHere’s a letter to a Café Hayek commenter: Ms. Fernandes Regarding your comment on this blog-post of mine: You write as though covid kills all, or nearly everyone, who it infects. But it does not come remotely close to being so lethal. I don’t deny that...

The lockdown upheaval has affected every aspect of life, including intellectual life. People we have never heard of have become some of the most passionate and informative voices against government measures. I’m glad to meet them and interested in seeing how they grow through this...

Image credit: istockEssaysFeaturedvia Socialism and Free Market Capitalism: The Human Prosperity ProjectHoover Daily ReportAs of 2020, many Americans—particularly but not exclusively the young—remain intrigued by socialism. Indeed, a 2019 survey found that socialism is as popular as capitalism among young American adults. Well-known political figures such as...

Up here in Maskachusetts, in the Berkshire Hills, we have a new form of fascism that might well be called “phasism” as our Governor Charlie Baker phases out our freedoms and our economic life. Banning music and theater and Tanglewood concerts and tennis tournaments and...

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 56 of the late Hans Rosling’s 2018 book, Factfulness: The misconception that the world is getting worse is very difficult to maintain when we put the present in historical context. DBx: Regular readers of this blog know how deeply I agree...