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Why China Behaves The Way It Does, And What To Do About It

Why China Behaves The Way It Does, And What To Do About It

by Doug Bandow America remains the world’s most powerful nation, but foreign crises appear to be a constant for the Biden administration. Although Russia and Ukraine have grabbed the spotlight, before that the crisis-du-jour was China and Taiwan. And Beijing will pose the greater challenge over the long term. The “China problem” is complicated. At […]

New Senate Antitrust Proposal Empowers Radical Bureaucratic Overreach

New Senate Antitrust Proposal Empowers Radical Bureaucratic Overreach

by Kir Nuthi While Congress stalls on addressing the big issues facing America, the Biden Administration and Congress appear wholly focused on either breaking up or severely regulating America’s leading technology businesses. While many engaged in American policymaking have heard about the debate over antitrust enforcement, few have shown how existing proposals would actually help […]

Fixing Food: An FDA Insider Unravels The Myths And The Solutions

Fixing Food: An FDA Insider Unravels The Myths And The Solutions

by Richard Williams “With inspectors furloughed, reduced FDA inspections ‘put our food supply at risk.”  That was the headline in the Washington Post on January 9, 2019, when there was a partial government shutdown. Was it true that the 80 percent of the food supply that the FDA oversees (almost everything except meat and poultry) was at risk? That’s […]

Democracy Demands Transparency

Democracy Demands Transparency

by Robert E. Wright Have you noticed that many Democrats today are not particularly democratic? Oh, they want everyone, and then some, to vote, but that is where their conception of democracy seems to end. President Biden wants to tamp down on conspiracy theories, but this more by surveilling the public than making the government […]

The Biden Crackdown On Thought Crimes

The Biden Crackdown On Thought Crimes

by James Bovard The Biden administration is seeking to radically narrow the boundaries of respectable American political thought. The administration has repeatedly issued statements and reports that could automatically castigate citizens who distrust the federal government. We may eventually learn that the new Biden guidelines spurred a vast increase in federal surveillance and other abuses […]

Americans Don’t Hate Work, They Hate The Workplace

Americans Don’t Hate Work, They Hate The Workplace

by Austin Stone News outlets are calling it a “Great Resignation”: millions of able-bodied Americans refusing to work. This phenomenon, so alien to America’s ethos as a leader in production and innovation, has authorities scratching their heads and desperately seeking answers. Our nation was founded with an entrepreneurial mentality. The earliest colonists and later pioneers […]

Different Perspective: How Threat-Free Are Americans from Covid-19?

Different Perspective: How Threat-Free Are Americans from Covid-19?

by Jon Sanders At present, based on the most recent government data, only about three Americans in a thousand could conceivably transmit Covid-19 to someone. In other words, nearly 99.7 percent of people in the United States are currently no threat to anyone of spreading the virus. And despite the large case count, 24 out […]

The Gospel Of A 99% Consensus

The Gospel Of A 99% Consensus

by Robertas Bakula The time of divine revelation as the path to knowledge and truth is behind us, at least in the Western world. The scientific revolution saw to that. Be that as it may, many people still equate truth with whatever strong beliefs they hold. I am sure you have heard that 97% of […]

Core Capital-Goods Orders Rise In October, To Another New Record High

Core Capital-Goods Orders Rise In October, To Another New Record High

by Robert Hughes   New orders for durable goods decreased in October, falling 0.5 percent, posting a second consecutive decline and the third drop in the last seven months. Total durable-goods orders are still up 14.6 percent from a year ago. The October drop puts the level of total durable-goods orders at $260.1 billion, still […]

Biden’s HHS: We Don’t Have Time To Review Regulations, We’re Too Busy Enforcing Them

Biden’s HHS: We Don’t Have Time To Review Regulations, We’re Too Busy Enforcing Them

by Jon Sanders At the close of the Trump administration, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a rule instituting a periodic review process with a sunset provision for all agency regulations that affect small businesses. The rule required HHS to review, within five years, all of the regulations affecting small businesses it […]