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The Lighthouse: Make Standard Time Permanent | Big Covid Lies | Deregulation, Carter-Style

March 14, 2023  •  Weekly Newsletter
Make Standard Time Permanent

William F. Shughart II (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Almost everyone hates springing forward every year—and they should. Government imposed jet lag is also really expensive: $1.7 billion in losses annually. And, thanks to more heart attacks, workplace injuries, and auto accidents, it’s deadly. Time to turn back the clocks? READ MORE »
Listen now: “Abolish Daylight Savings?”
Sr. Fellow William F. Shughart II on the
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America’s COVID Response Was Based on Lies

Scott W. Atlas (Newsweek)

It was based on big, big lies. Here are 10 of the worst. Will anybody be held accountable? READ MORE »
Independent Truths with
Dr. Scott Atlas
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On Deregulation, Biden Would Be Wise to Emulate Carter Administration

Benjamin Powell (Washington Times)

In 1976, Joe Biden was the first Democratic senator to endorse Jimmy Carter for president. Now, as president himself, Mr. Biden should honor him by embracing a Carter-style deregulation agenda—a fast, effective way to reduce inflation. READ MORE »

The Terrible 10

A Century of Economic Folly

By Burton A. Abrams

The Tooth-Fairy Economics of Slavery Reparations

Phillip W. Magness, David R. Henderson (AIER)

We are told we need to implement reparations—a massive $13 trillion government-redistribution program. But even the 1619 Project author wonders where that kind of money would come from. There are only two options, neither very pretty. READ MORE »

Is Social Justice Just?

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