Category Archives: Cross Post

These two reports explain a lot

Coronavirus: Male patients with low testosterone levels more likely to die, study suggests. Source: Two Americas: Lockdown Left vs. Re-open Right.

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Adam: Adding fuel to the fire.

I haven’t had any posts up for the last few days as I haven’t had anything to talk about. There is only so much discussion of the current virus situation that my patience can put up with. What I have … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Cross Post, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 28 Comments

Joakim Book: The Real Reason Nobody Takes Environmental Activists Seriously

nvironmental activists are weird. Filled with a deep-rooted desire to do good, to save the world from imminent destruction, and to preach the ecological gospel to anybody (un)willing to hear it, they wield a surprising amount of influence — in the media if … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Post, Global warming and climate change policy, Uncategorized | 45 Comments

Jeffrey Tucker: The Incredibly Uneventful Impeachment

When news on the radio news starts these days, the top item is about the impending impeachment of the U.S. President by the House. Every day for weeks now, I immediately think: ok but what’s the actual news? Anything interesting … Continue reading

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Sean Stein Smith: How Are 5G and Libra Connected?

Much has been written about the struggles that Libra, spearheaded by Facebook, has been facing since the original white paper was launched in June. The testimony provided by the head of the program, David Marcus, did very little to take the heat off the project … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Tucker: Trump Wins the Trade War. Everyone Else Loses

The 70-year global progress toward freer trade is permanently reversed so long as the Republicans hold the White House. That’s the message of the non-deal trade deal just announced between the U.S. and China. It’s a deal that reduces no … Continue reading

Posted in Cross Post, Economics and economy, Guest Post | 45 Comments

Donald J. Boudreaux: Is Trump’s Ultimate Goal Global Free Trade?

The economic case against protectionism is practically invincible. While theoretical curiosities can be described in which an import tariff (or an export subsidy) yields to the people of the home country net economic gains, the conditions that must prevail for … Continue reading

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George Gilder: The Huawei Test

“Don’t solve problems.” So advised the late patriarch of management theory Peter Drucker. What could Drucker have meant? Problem-solving is the chief preoccupation and agenda of nearly all business managers and their companies. But when you “solve problems,” as Huawei’s … Continue reading

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Zeev Vinokurov: The ‘lawyer X case’ shows how drug laws undermine the justice system

An outrageous injustice is currently being investigated before a Royal Commission in Melbourne – the case of Lawyer X, now revealed as Nicola Gobbo, who represented many of the most infamous figures in the city’s gangland wars of the nineties … Continue reading

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Peter Swan AO: David Murray exposes decay of corporate board box-tickers

David Murray has had a distinguished record as CEO of the Commonwealth Bank from 1992 to 2005. He headed the recent inquiry into the Australian Financial System. He has now been handed a poisoned chalice in the form of the … Continue reading

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