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During the last twenty years, I’ve lived through a series of public crises.  9/11.  The Iraq War.  The Great Recession.  The Syrian Refugee Crisis.  ISIS.  Systemic sexism (“MeToo”).  Systemic racism.  And of course COVID-19. In each case, society’s demands have been the same. First, hysteria.  We’re all...

(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...