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Why We Need Free Markets To Fight Pandemics

April 2, 2020 – Matthew Tanous …… What needs to be done in such a crisis is not to attempt to steer the market to ensure it provides what is needed, but to let it free to do what it always does: match the goals of entrepreneurial producers with the needs of the populace. Continue reading →

End the Shutdown

March 31, 2020 – The Editors of the Mises Institute …… The lasting and far-reaching harms caused by this authoritarian precedent far outweigh those caused by the COVID-19 virus. The American people must decide for themselves how and when to reopen society and return to their daily lives. Continue reading →

Trading Liberty for Security

March 28, 2020 – Jacob G. Hornberger …… There was a good reason why our American ancestors failed to include an emergency exception in the Bill of Rights. It was because they knew that throughout history emergencies have been the time-honored way by which people lose their liberty. Continue reading →

The End of Civilization?

March 28, 2020 – Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. …… Even if the COVID-19 virus turns out to be more severe than the skeptics give us reason to think it is, we can get through it. We cannot survive the end of the division of labor. It would be the finish of civilization as we know it. Continue reading →