by Caitlin Johnstone Listen to a reading of this article: Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has resigned as CEO of the company, leading anyone who’s been paying close attention to the rise of Silicon Valley internet censorship to voice concerns that the platform’s relatively lenient attitude toward speech compared to other major social media services may […]
Don’t be fooled. Cryptocurrencies, like Dogecoin or even Bitcoin, should not be considered a hedge against inflation or economic calamity. These digital creations tend to act more like “risk-on” assets, and the speculative frenzy surrounding them has certainly been fueled by the Federal Reserve’s massive and reckless money printing. Cryptos are an definitely interesting and […]
by J.D. Tuccille via Reason On this day in 2001, in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created in a demonstration that the Keystone Kops are always prepared to exploit a crisis. In the ensuing two decades, the TSA has proven itself skilled at harassing travelers and […]
In 2017, Canadian authorities arrested farmer Michael Schmidt for providing raw milk to over 120 owners of Glencolton Farms. What was his crime? Well, Schmidt dared to provide raw milk to the actual owners of the farm that produced the raw milk! Now the Canadian police are harassing him again. Bravo Mr. Schmidt for standing […]
Starring Andrew Heaton, Austin Bragg, and Remy Munafisi. “I told you inflation was dangerous.” Priceless! Kudos to Reason. Very funny.
September 26, 2021 The on-going debt ceiling drama is an annual tradition that allows both sides of the political aisle to appear principled and stately in the eyes of their constituents. In reality it is just one giant grandstanding event–pro wrestling for politicians. In 2011, Gary North captured the essence of this ritual melodrama in […]
As many great economists know, there are really no solutions in life; there are only trade-offs. Everything we do in life requires some amount of cost-benefit analysis, some amount of trade-off. Predictably, the “people will die” argument is usually employed by those seeking to shut down any critical discussion or comparative analysis of trade-offs. “People […]