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Another NYC Dr Talks About covid-19

This is interesting, especially how he says he felt the specialists were mistreating in the beginning.

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Do the Econ Textbooks Get Money & Banking Backwards?

The latest installment in my series on Understanding Money Mechanics for the Mises Institute. Once I dove into this one, the solutions seemed pretty obvious. Tell me what you folks think. An excerpt: In chapter 5 we reviewed the textbook analysis of how a central bank buys government debt in “open market operations” to add […]

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Mathematical Challenges to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

I don’t remember who recommended this, but it’s very good if you give it a chance. I think the discussion does a good job of distinguishing what the Intelligent Design folks are saying. Also notice how much a senior fellow of the Discovery Institute is allowed to challenge ID itself–does this look like a cult?

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“Quick, what’s the conversion factor?”

The obvious point of this clip was to ambush (in 2015) the then-head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, for not knowing the % of atmospheric CO2, but what’s really embarrassing is that she (apparently) didn’t know that you could convert ppm into %. I sympathize with someone not having such a factoid at her fingertips, […]

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BMS ep. 101: Tim Terrell on Why Big Business Favors Environmental Regulations

Tim told me some stories that I had never heard before. Audio here, and video below.

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Mises vs. God

I love Mises, but it doesn’t look good.

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Murphy Quadruple Play

==> I will be writing a weekly-ish article for Mises.org now, here is my first one on Judy Shelton. ==> At IER, I point out a pretty astonishing remark from a PhD physicist who wrote a NYT article on climate change modeling. Here is her quotation: “In this situation, the best we can do is […]

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A Strident Yet Funny Take on Assange

I really liked this provocative video. I clicked on some of their/her other stuff, and it’s a bit fuzzy. (E.g. they don’t seem to really know the difference between wealth and income.) Also, on the claim that the IMF money was tied to Assange, here is Jason Ditz.

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