Rejoice, the Earth is Becoming Greener

July 30, 2019 – Matt Ridley …… In 2016, a paper published by 32 authors from 24 institutions in eight countries analyzed satellite data and concluded that there had been a roughly 14 percent increase in green vegetation over 30 years. Continue reading →

Why Powell Fears a Gold Standard

July 25, 2019 – Mike Gleason …… The fact that politicians, central bankers, and “too big to fail” bankers all oppose a gold standard is a tacit admission that hard money would serve as an effective constraint on their activities. Continue reading →

Free Trade vs. Government Diktat

July 24, 2019 – Jacob Hornberger …… In every trade, a person is giving up something he values less for something he values more. Every time a shopper buys any item from another person, he has improved his standard of living, and so has the seller. Continue reading →

The Golden Rule Is as Golden as Ever

July 22, 2019 – Lawrence Reed …… The Golden Rule: Do to others what you would have them do to you. This ethic of reciprocity is a concept that just about everybody everywhere will tell you they admire even when they don’t live up to it. Pease and prosperity would be greatly enhanced if we all lived up to the golden rule! Continue reading →