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(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...

We congratulate the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia for winning the AEA’s inaugural Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion. Eric Parson’s, one of the leaders of the initiative, credits our textbook, Modern Principles of Economics, with providing the springboard for fruitful...

President Biden has abandoned bipartisan compromise and pushed full-steam-ahead to pass his entire sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 spending package. The president’s proposal includes $1,400 “stimulus” checks for more Americans, $350 billion to bail out state and local governments, a renewal of super-charged unemployment benefits through...