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The Cato Institute recently released a fascinating study explaining why fears about job losses via automation may be exaggerated. Many people today fear that our technological innovations, particularly automation, will result in permanent job losses. The fear especially applies to low-income jobs, which usually act...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetThe following conclusion is now firmly set in (what remains of) my mind: If humanity’s reaction to Covid-19 is sane and rational, then sometime in the past 11 months I’ve lost my mind and I am now certifiably insane. If, instead, I remain...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetNear the two-minute, twenty-second mark of this brief interview with British MP Charles Walker – who has been absolutely heroic in fighting Covid Derangement Syndrome – the interviewer, a British news person, apparently discovers for the first time that some people, such as...

(Don Boudreaux) TweetIn his essay “The Bankruptcy of Conservative Political Paternalism,” Richard Ebeling does a fine job unveiling the many myths and misunderstandings – and plain old economic fallacies – that continue to be spread by Oren Cass. A slice: Traditions, customs, and noncoercive “authorities” to...