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 2021-06-10 06:29 

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Many Politicians Claim That Increased Spending Sparks Economic Growth. Here's Why That's Misleading....

A new study finds that as the government expands, the private sector shrinks....

 2021-06-09 21:15 

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Biden Administration To Donate 500 Million Doses of Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 Vaccine to Poor Countries...

Epidemics anywhere threaten immunization efforts everywhere, including here at home....

 2021-06-09 21:00 

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Steven Johnson: How We Doubled Life Expectancy in the 20th Century...

The Extra Life author on past scientific breakthroughs, Covid-19 vaccines, and renewing trust and confidence in public health agencies....

 2021-06-09 20:40 

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Over 24 Cops Raided the Wrong Address and Wrecked an Elderly Man's Home. They All Got Qualified Immunity....

There will be no justice for Onree Norris....

 2021-06-09 19:45 

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Anthony Fauci Says His Critics Are Attacking Science Itself...

"A lot of what you're seeing as attacks on me quite frankly are attacks on science."...

 2021-06-09 19:25 

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Kamala Harris Says She Isn't 'Discounting the Importance of the Border.' Why Won't She Visit It?...

When pressed by NBC's Lester Holt in a Tuesday interview, Harris laughed the question off....

 2021-06-09 19:10 

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3 Young Minnesotans Sue the State for Their Right To Bear Arms...

A new lawsuit challenges Minnesota's law requiring a person be at least 21 years old to carry a handgun....

 2021-06-09 18:52 

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Cop Flipped Pregnant Woman's SUV While She Was Searching for a Safe Place To Pull Over...

Arkansas cops love this insane practice they call "precision immobilization technique"—slamming into moving vehicles, sometimes over simple traffic stops....

 2021-06-09 18:25 

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Empowered by Voters, Pennsylvania Legislators Are Poised To End the Governor's 15-Month COVID-19 Emergency...

The resolution is part of a broader movement to rein in executive power during emergencies....

 2021-06-09 16:50 

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America Loves Gay Marriage (and Weed)...

A new poll shows even a majority of Republicans now support same-sex marriage....

 2021-06-09 16:20 

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Biden Won't Close the 'Tax Gap,' but He Will Snoop on Your Bank Records...

Another new Democratic administration, another hollow promise to discover hundreds of billions of unreported tax obligations under the national mattress....

 2021-06-09 15:15 

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ProPublica's Bombshell Tax Report That Wasn't...

The new report doesn't reveal anything we didn't already know....

 2021-06-09 13:38 

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Ohio Seeks To Declare Google a Public Utility...

Plus: How Facebook killed blogging, the trouble with so-called common good originalism, and more......

 2021-06-09 12:59 

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The Pandemic Is a Case for Policy Humility...

Politicians and policymakers know less than they think they do, in part because they have less power over our lives than they assume....

 2021-06-09 11:00 

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Insane Lumber Prices Show How Governments Break Economies...

Lockdowns, tariffs, and other market interventions made wood an expensive commodity....

 2021-06-09 10:00 

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Archives: July 2021...

Excerpts from Reason 's vaults...

 2021-06-09 08:00 

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Brickbat: A Lesson in Ethics...

In 2017, following the death of Philando Castile in a police shooting, then-Metropolitan State University Professor Pamela Fergus and her diversity and ethics class created "Philando Feeds The Children," a fundraising effort to pay off the school ...

 2021-06-09 04:01 

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How Can California's 'Assault Weapon' Ban Be Unconstitutional?...

Such laws arbitrarily prohibit rifles that are commonly used for legal purposes....

 2021-06-08 21:00 

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Sidney Powell, Who Denied That Her Wacky Election Conspiracy Claims Were Statements of Fact, Now Says She Will Prove They Were True...

The former Trump campaign lawyer plans to defeat defamation lawsuits by showing "what actually happened."...

 2021-06-08 20:40 

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Kamala Harris Campaigned on a Kinder, Gentler Migration Policy. Now She's Telling Guatemalans, 'Do Not Come.'...

By discouraging Guatemalans from coming to the U.S., Harris hopes to keep migrants away from a legal immigration pathway they're eligible to pursue....

 2021-06-08 20:25 

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'Spermageddon' Has Been Canceled, Says New Study...

The claim that men face 'environmental emasculation' via exposure to synthetic endocrine disruptors is debunked....

 2021-06-08 19:53 

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In a Rush To Ban Vaccine Passports, Texas Is Violating Private Property Rights...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he stands for freedom. That doesn't apply to business owners....

 2021-06-08 16:55 

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Ron DeSantis Is Celebrating Twitter's Ban of Rebekah Jones. His Own Big Tech Law Could Force Them To Replatform Her....

Jones has been accused of fabricating her COVID-19 cover-up claims. Now she says she's running for Congress....

 2021-06-08 15:15 

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The Trouble With 'Common Good Originalism'...

A new conservative faction embraces "authoritative rule for the common good."...

 2021-06-08 14:20 

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The Senate's Industrial Policy Bill Is a Debt-Financed Corporate Giveaway That Lobbyists Love...

The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act is a lobbyist-crafted proposal that funnels emergency spending to politically connected special interests....

 2021-06-08 13:45 

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The Federal Government Has Spent $46 Billion on Emergency Rental Assistance. The Rollout Has Been a Hot Mess....

Crashing website and impenetrable government bureaucracy greet the tenants and landlords trying to access billions in federally funded rent relief....

 2021-06-08 13:32 

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The FBI Secretly Ran an Encrypted Messaging Service To Conduct the Same Old Drug War Stings...

Plus: ACLU identity crisis, Texas bans vaccine rules, and more......

 2021-06-08 10:00 

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A New Kind of Cannabis License in Colorado...

A rare opportunity to get a license plate that says "BONG" on it...

 2021-06-08 08:00 

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Brickbat: Eat It...

In Ohio, the school board of Canton City School District has fired McKinley Senior High School head football coach Marcus Watley and six assistant coaches for forcing a football player to eat a pepperoni pizza against the boy's religious beliefs. The ...

 2021-06-07 20:00 

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Why the FBI is Afraid of Bitcoin...

And why you shouldn't be...

 2021-06-07 19:45 

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Can Republicans Be Persuaded To Restrict Qualified Immunity?...

Polling shows a sharp partisan divide on the issue, but it also suggests that compromise might be possible....

 2021-06-07 19:30 

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Elizabeth Warren's Plan To Close the 'Tax Gap' Doesn't Add Up...

But it would triple the IRS budget and give the tax cops a lot more power to make life miserable for individuals and businesses....

 2021-06-07 18:55 

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Let Immigrants Take the Jobs American Workers Don't Want...

The H-2B visa allows foreign workers to fill jobs that native-born Americans aren't interested in....

 2021-06-07 18:05 

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Gov. Gavin Newsom Clings to COVID-19 Emergency Powers...

The state is scheduled to ease its lockdowns on June 15. But Newsom still wants the power to control the terms....

 2021-06-07 17:50 

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Is California Over?...

Why the Golden State is losing people, business, and a congressional seat...

 2021-06-07 17:00 

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Biden's Green Agenda Meets Environmental Red Tape...

A clean-energy future will require more than just spending money....

 2021-06-07 15:16 

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This Professor Shared Body Camera Footage of Cops Strip-Searching a Minor. Now, Prosecutors Want To Throw Him in Jail for It....

The move is a direct assault on the First Amendment....

 2021-06-07 13:30 

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FBI Backs Off Attempt To Subpoena Info on USA Today Readers...

Plus: America's love-hate relationship with booze, Twitter CEO says "bitcoin changes absolutely everything," and more......

 2021-06-07 12:30 

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New Yorkers Are Watched by More Than 15,000 Surveillance Cameras...

People have only official assurances that the technology isn't being used to invade their privacy....

 2021-06-07 10:00 

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Don't Try To Fix Big Tech With Politics...

I don't know the correct level of content moderation by Facebook, Twitter, Google, or Amazon, and neither do you....

 2021-06-07 08:00 

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Brickbat: Just Asking Questions...

Dracut Public Schools in Massachusetts has placed a high school teacher on leave after the teacher, who wasn't named, gave students the "Sexual Temperament Questionnaire." The survey, which Superintendent Steven Stone called "highly inappr...

 2021-06-06 10:00 

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Clarence Thomas Declares War on Big Tech...

Like a number of other modern conservatives, Thomas seems to think that Twitter and other tech companies are effectively censoring right-of-center views....

 2021-06-05 14:56 

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California's 'Assault Weapon' Ban Unconstitutional, Says Federal Judge...

Victory for the Second Amendment in Miller v. Bonta . Will the Biden administration pay attention?...

 2021-06-05 11:40 

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Some Food Regulators Fret Needlessly Over Eating Bugs...

Cicada season reminds us that insects are a great food source for humans...

 2021-06-05 10:00 

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The Bipartisan Antitrust Crusade Against Big Tech...

How reactionary politicians are using monopoly concerns as cover to pursue pre-existing political agendas...

 2021-06-04 21:10 

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Anthony Fauci May Not Have 'Lied' About Face Masks, but He Was Not Exactly Honest Either...

The COVID-19 adviser's unsatisfying explanation of his conversion feeds skepticism about the value of a sensible precaution....

 2021-06-04 20:55 

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There Still Aren't Enough People Getting Back to Work...

Using the process of elimination, the culprit seems clear....

 2021-06-04 20:40 

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Randi Weingarten Is Very Disappointed That NYC Mayoral Candidate Kathryn Garcia Supports Charter Schools...

Yes, that very same Randi Weingarten, the teachers union president who has fought to keep children out of the classroom for the last year....

 2021-06-04 19:58 

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She Was Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison for Handing Drugs to a Friend Who Overdosed. A Federal Court Wasn't Having It....

The case is a good reminder of the far-reaching effects of the war on drugs....

 2021-06-04 19:30 

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Journal of Hospital Medicine Apologizes for Using the Words Tribe and Tribalism...

A new article's authors thanked Twitter for calling out their problematic microaggressions....

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