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  • Fact-Checking Fauci

    Fact-Checking Fauci0

    In recent congressional testimony Dr. Anthony Fauci, the primary architect of the Trump administration’s COVID response, painted a bleak picture about the United States’ ability to contain the pandemic. According to Fauci’s narrative, the United States is experiencing a resurgence in regional COVID outbreaks because it failed to sufficiently lock down back in March, and

  • The Models Were Wildly Wrong About Reopening Too

    The Models Were Wildly Wrong About Reopening Too0

    Most of the United States entered into a tepid reopening from the COVID lockdowns in mid-May. Although the reopening process has advanced through an interminable succession of bureaucratic phases with most of the country remaining under varying degrees of restriction as of mid-July, the reopening process has remained under sustained criticism from the media and

  • J.M. Keynes’ Dreams of a Eugenic Future

    J.M. Keynes’ Dreams of a Eugenic Future0

    Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren ranks among the best-known contributions in the economic writings of John Maynard Keynes. First prepared as a lecture for schoolchildren in 1928, the article predicted a coming age of leisure and economic abundance in the not-too-distant future. The economist’s century-long prophecy of a 15-hour work week, attained through scientific ordering

  • What Rightward Shift in Higher Ed?

    What Rightward Shift in Higher Ed?0

    Over the past 50 years, American higher education has been “transformed” in a rightward direction by an influx of philanthropic efforts by conservative billionaires and foundations — or so claims a newly released report by David Austin Walsh for the Urban Institute. The transformation claimed by the Urban Institute report is multifaceted, allegedly bringing an


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