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Lockdown, Labor Laws, and the Digital Economy

Lockdown, Labor Laws, and the Digital Economy

Ethan Yang  It doesn’t take a background in economics or public policy to know that the economy is changing and so too is the future of work. Covid-19 and the lockdowns that followed have accelerated society’s transition to the digital economy while highlighting the gross incompetencies that are inherent to our current regulatory apparatus. During […]

Needed: A COVID-19 Lockdown Commission

Needed: A COVID-19 Lockdown Commission

Alan W. Dowd  Growing numbers of Americans are emerging, Lazarus-like, from the darkness spawned by a year of government-mandated lockdowns—and joining those of us who early on opposed this assault on our liberty and humanity. They’re finally asking hard, crucial questions: “How did this happen? Why did this happen? What were the real costs of locking […]

Signs of Inflation so Far

Signs of Inflation so Far

Gerald P. Dwyer The Federal Reserve has announced that it intends to raise inflation in the United States to two percent per year on average. Inflation generally has been less than two percent in recent years. Is the Federal Reserve likely to be successful at hitting this new target or even exceeding it? Recent dramatic […]

There Is No Such Thing as a Public Health Expert

There Is No Such Thing as a Public Health Expert

Jordan Schachtel Since the beginning of COVID Mania, we’ve been told to “listen to the public health experts.” Governments and the corporate media has identified this category to us as individuals (Dr. Fauci, Rachel Levine, Tedros Adhanom, Bill Gates) and groups (CDC, WHO, Gates Foundation, Imperial College, etc) that are supposedly the best resources out […]

February Payrolls Jump but Details Are Less Robust

February Payrolls Jump but Details Are Less Robust

Robert Hughes    U.S. nonfarm payrolls added 379,000 jobs in February after a gain of 166,000 in January and a loss of 306,000 in December. The two prior months had net upward revisions of 38,000 with December revised down by 79,000 but January revised up by 117,000. The February gain brings the ten-month post-plunge recovery […]

The CDC’s Mask Mandate Study: Debunked

The CDC’s Mask Mandate Study: Debunked

Paul E. Alexander The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a February 2021 MMWR report entitled “Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalization Growth Rates Associated with Statewide Mask Mandates — 10 States, March–October 2020.” This report focused on 10 sites that had been included in the Covid-19 Associated Hospitalization Surveillance Network.  This CDC report described […]

Your Right to Refuse a Health Passport

Your Right to Refuse a Health Passport

Jenin Younes At a press conference this afternoon, New York’s now disgraced Governor Andrew Cuomo provided details of the health passport program he had announced a day prior. The scheme should send chills down the spine of anyone who believes in the importance of civil liberties and the integrity of the individual. In order to attend events […]