3 Environmental Doomsday Myths, Debunked

For many, thinking about the future of our planet is terrifying. According to a global survey reported by the BBC, 56 percent of young people believe that humanity is doomed… Read more

Joseph and Esther Reed: Two Reeds I Want to be Related To

Anyone who has ever dabbled in genealogy knows that as you go back into family history, the answers to one question always lead to several more—more questions, that is. Genealogy… Read more

The Hidden Hidden Message of the Scream Movies: Victimhood Is Toxic

Every October I binge watch scary movies. I’d never describe myself as a horror movie “fan,” but you can bet that when the autumn colors are in full bloom and… Read more

4 Scary Charts Show How Fast the Federal Government is Heading Toward Fiscal Disaster

The national debt is rapidly closing in on $29 trillion. The federal government now owes an astounding $228,999 per taxpayer. All the while, politicians in Washington, DC are bickering over… Read more

Dollar Tree Loses its 35 Year War with Inflation

Inflation has ruined one of my go-to examples for my macroeconomics students. Whenever I discuss inflation with my students, I test their understanding of economics by highlighting the puzzle of… Read more

The Pandora Papers Are a Political Ploy to Undermine Economic Freedom

The world was once again shaken by a journalistic investigation that exposed the private financial information of hundreds of people around the world, including artists, athletes, businessmen, and of course,… Read more

How I’m Responding to Australia’s Techno-Autocracy

Last month, the government of Australia introduced a new monitoring app for citizens under house arrest due to COVID-19. The app will use a combination of geolocation and camera tech… Read more

The DOJ Has No Business Investigating Parents Over Heated Rhetoric at School Board Meetings

Speech doesn’t become a “threat” just because a government official calls it that. Yet the National School Boards Association got the Justice Department to open an investigation, after labeling parents’… Read more

No, Anti-Trust Laws Are Not the Answer to Blackrock Buying Up Residential Homes

​​Austrian economist Bob Murphy recently appeared on Timcast IRL. Among the topics discussed, there was a brief discussion of anti-trust laws that was left with a dissatisfying “I-guess-there’s-nothing-we-can-do-about-it” answer. The… Read more

I Moved 4 Months Ago and am Still Barely Settled in—Because of Supply Chain Issues

In June, my family and I joined the California exodus and sought refuge in Idaho. We had lived in California off and on for more than 30 years, but with… Read more