SMU economist Michael Davis writes wisely about taxation and ‘redistribution.

Kenneth Rogoff is correct about ‘modern monetary theory’: it “is just nuts.

Also just nuts, of course, is the Green New Deal – as explained here by Hans Bader.

And yet more nuttiness: Bernie Sanders on minimum wages.

My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy warns of government regulation of vaping.

In my latest column for AIER, I offer a list of ten of my favorite ‘non-canonical’ freedom-philosophy books.

Alex Nowrasteh assesses the evidence on immigration and crime. A slice:

The debate over illegal immigration and criminality will likely continue until much better data are available across the United States.  Based on the research above, I’m fairly confident that illegal immigrants are less likely to be criminals than native-born Americans.

It’s time to be scientific about global warming. (HT Mark Perry)

Robert Higgs asks if ideological dystopia awaits us.


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