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Hold China accountable – or give it even more control?

~Democrats’ Green New Deal would make US reliance on China much worse~ By Paul Driessen and Ned Mamula China unleashed Covid-19 on an unsuspecting world. It...

Ban neonics – hurt farmers and bees

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Organic pesticides, and other organic chemicals, are more dangerous to bees ... and people~ The honeybees, bumblebees and other little pollinators swarming over...

Report renewable energy risks, too

By Paul Driessen ~If fossil fuel companies should disclose climate-related financial risks, so should renewables~ Joe Biden has drifted far to the left and made it...

FDA: Deregulating during the pandemic, and beyond

~Don’t waste a crisis. Regulatory flexibility merits serious consideration for the long term.~ Dvorah A. Richman The press has obsessively focused on supposed government shortfalls regarding COVID-19...

Could entomophagy end U.S. and African protein shortages?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Would we even want it to do so? A modest proposal, inspired by Jonathon Swift.~    Nearly two centuries ago, amid a fungal...

The Green New Deal dress rehearsal

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~The Covid-19 lockdown as a blueprint for a permanent economic shutdown to ‘save the Earth’~ More than 1.4 million cases of Wuhan Coronavirus...

Destroying the environment to save it

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Pseudo-green energy will wreak devastation, pretending to prevent exaggerated climate harm~ “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The...

Meeting the terawatt challenge

~Robert Bryce’s latest book lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right~ Duggan Flanakin In his latest seminal book, A Question of...

Financiers of poverty, malnutrition and death – Part 2

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Private ‘philanthropic’ foundations keep African families destitute, malnourished, dying early~    It’s easy to farm organically in the wealthy, advanced EU and USA,...

Fauci-Birx climate models?

~Honest, evidence-based climate models could avoid trillions of dollars in policy blunders~ Paul Driessen and David R. Legates President Trump and his Corona-virus Task Force presented...

How exactly do they plan to replace fossil fuels?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~They want to ban coal, oil and gas. Exactly how will they replace them? Who wins? Who loses?~ Berkeley, CA, Takoma Park, MD...

The unholy crusade against gas appliances

~Eco darling natural gas gives way to wind, solar and battery electricity – and slave labor~ Duggan Flanakin When Berkeley, California last year became the first...

Budget Deficit Capitulation: Our Spending Problem

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, THE INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM During the week before Christmas, Congress rushed a spending bill into law. Two spending bills were introduced that Monday,...

Will America’s Economic Boom Continue in the New Year?

BY BOB BARR By all accounts, the low-tax, light-touch regulatory environment produced by Congress and the Trump administration has done wonders for America as we...

Democrats are Wrong. Middle-Class Incomes Surging – Thanks to Trump Policies

“Middle-class incomes, after adjusting for inflation, have surged by $5,003 since Donald Trump became president in January 2017,” Stephen Moore writes for Fox News. “These...

Private Pay Tops Federal in 2018

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The Bureau of Economic Analysis has released data on worker pay for calendar 2018. The data show that compensation for U.S....

Economic Forecasts are Fiction

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The Wall Street Journal reports: ECB economists have cut their economic growth forecast for 2019 to 1.1% from the 1.7% they had expected in...

Government (-driven) shutdowns have human consequences

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Too many government regulators burden and shut down private sector businesses and jobs~ Many observers praised President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union...

President Trump Delivers For Workers … After Years of Empty Obama Promises

“The latest expectation-shattering jobs report isn't a fluke. It's another sign that President Trump's economic policies are improving the lives of middle class families,”...

Saved by pseudo-renewable energy?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Climate alarmists must prove expensive, weather-dependent energy is green and sustainable~ The IPCC says it’s still possible to limit planetary warming to an...

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Reacting to the Wrong Alarm

BY T.F. STERN Yesterday Lucy was preparing our evening meal, steak and baked potatoes.  We’d both put in a full day and this was to...

Out of Africa, an entrepreneurial society emerges

~Ivor Ichikowitz’s Africa Youth Survey underscores the continent’s innovation and ambition~ Duggan Flanakin “By their very nature, young Africans are some of the most entrepreneurial people...

Israelis and Africans for Trump

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump policies reshape Middle East politics and reject eco-imperialism for Africa and USA~ President Trump is “the greatest friend Israel has ever had...

The Gaslight Election

~Dominated by a fraudulent reality created by a Leftist media and academia echo chamber~ Scot Faulkner 2020 is the single most important election since 1860. This is...