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by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Monday, September 20, 2021

I was going to write about the FDA's idiotic booster recommendations, and then I found the perfect answer on Marginal Revolution, which I will quote in its entirety for the few readers who don't read MR every day

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Federalism At Work: A Governor’s Perspective

via Hoover Podcasts
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Governor Kristi Noem in conversation with Scott Atlas on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET.

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: A Recall Recap

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, September 16, 2021

The policy implications of the recall for the Golden State and the nation moving forward.

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The Libertarian Podcast: Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Does President Biden have the constitutional authority to mandate vaccines for employees in private businesses?

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In the News

Herbert H.D. Pierce Papers — A New Resource On Prisoners Of War In Russia During The First World War

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Herbert H. D. Pierce, was an American diplomat, considered to be an expert on Russia, and was appointed Minister Plenipotentiary in 1915 to assist Ambassador David Francis in Russia with special missions. This collection consists almost exclusively of documents relating to Pierce’s studies of conditions in the prisoner of war camps.

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Adumbrations Of FDA

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Scott Alexander's Adumbrations Of Aducanumab is a great review of FDA snafus -- with deeper lessons about regulation in general. Yes the outcome is dumb, but incentives are to blame. That's important to understand if we are ever to fix this mess.

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Law Talk: Impeachable Offenses

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoo, Troy Senikvia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Monday, August 9, 2021

A roundup of the summer’s biggest legal controversies, from the Supreme Court to the White House.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Delta (Variant) For Dummies

interview with Jay Bhattacharya, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Friday, August 6, 2021

Separating fact from fiction related to the COVID “Delta” variant with Dr. Jay Bhattacharya. 

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The Libertarian Podcast: The Case That Could Overturn Roe v. Wade

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, July 29, 2021

How likely is it that the Supreme Court will overturn the long-standing, but controversial case? 

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is The FDA Attacking A Safe, Effective Drug?

by David R. Henderson, Charles L. Hoopervia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

[Subscription Required] Ivermectin is a promising Covid treatment and prophylaxis, but the agency is denigrating it.

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Health Care Policy Working Group


The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.