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David Boaz The Cato Institute is committed to being a libertarian think tank: individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace. But one thing that’s often misunderstood is that Cato as such does not take institutional positions on particular policy questions. Cato scholars speak for themselves and...

The real reason for shortages and suffering in Cuba is communism. Are they still protesting in Cuba? I don’t know. The Cuban government has shut off the Cuban people’s internet. The big demonstrations began four weeks ago, sparked, curiously, by a rap song. The key lyric is:...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetScott Lincicome describes the lamentable return of green industrial policy. A slice: Finally, there are the substantial costs—seen and unseen—associated with green industrial policies. Those projects cited in the Technology Pork Barrel, for example, uniformly exhibited “cost overruns” that far exceeded their budgets. Years...

POLL: Is the world freer today than it was in 1961? https://bit.ly/3scqW27August 13, 2021, marks the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Wall. Why was the wall built, and how does it relate to our world today? AEI's Elisabeth Braw explains.Subscribe to AEI's YouTube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/user/AEIVideos?sub_confirmation=1Like us...

August 11, 2021                                             Don't surrender to the pandemic control freaksfromReason: They'll never be satisfied in a world of balanced risks.Indoctrination and CensorshipThe infrastructure bill requires...

No one can seriously deny that each person has priors – suppositions about the workings of the world that are taken to be true and given, rarely examined once accepted, and even more rarely rejected and replaced by alternatives. Nor can anyone seriously deny that...