Yet restrictive immigration controls empower the state to suppress market competition and dictate how people may spend their money and allocate their labor. This is the opposite of capitalism. Literally.
When the proponents of Earth Hour celebrate renewable energy, they are envisioning modern wind turbines or solar power stations. But the reality is that wood and dung used by the poor are by far the largest renewable energy source on the planet.
James Pethokoukis rightly ridicules the “degrowth” movement. (Remember, folks, most of you are arguably wealthier and healthier than was J.D. Rockefeller when his grandson, David Rockefeller – who died last week at the age of 101 – was born. And resource supplies now are greater and the natural environment improving.)