- Coronavirus: What to know about the mysterious illness January 21, 2020Health officials around the world are keeping an eye on the outbreak of a new pneumonia-like virus that has killed at least six people and sickened some 300 others since it was first reported in China.Louis Casiano
- Former Princess of Luxembourg Tessy Antony wishes the Sussexes 'all the best' January 21, 2020Royals have to stick together.Nate Day
- RuPaul and JJ Watt to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in February January 21, 2020RuPaul and JJ Watt will both make their “Saturday Night Live” hosting debuts in February.Joe Otterson
- HHS Secretary Azar details efforts to stop spread of China-related coronavirus in US January 21, 2020Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar appeared on "The Brian Kilmeade Show" Tuesday and addressed the precautions major U.S. airports are taking to prevent the spread of a mysterious coronavirus believed to have originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan.Victor Garcia
- Can Starbucks save the planet by cutting dairy? Activists and investors respond January 21, 2020The biggest single move by Starbucks’s customers who want to go green might be to stick with black coffee. Overall, dairy accounted for 21% of the company’s global carbon footprint in 2018.
- The Wall Street Journal: Red flag for economic growth as China’s birth rate hits lowest level in modern history January 21, 2020By 2030 population changes will shave half a percentage point from China’s annual GDP growth: Capital Economics.
- Market Extra: Ballooning corporate debt won’t lead to a large flock of ‘fallen angels,’ BofA says January 21, 2020U.S. companies are adding more debt than ever before, but analysts at BofA Global Research see only limited ‘fallen angels’ being created by the next recession from BBB-rated companies losing their coveted investment-grade status.
- Netflix ends year strong, but questions surface about 2020 January 21, 2020Netflix Inc. on Tuesday reported a bump in revenue and global net additions, but offered soft subscription guidance for the current quarter, sending shares slightly down in extended trading.
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In this podcast discussion with Gene Tunny, I pontificate on several fiscal issues, including the ideal size of government, Wagner’s Law, and the importance of quality governance. The conversation is a good introduction to the debate about “state capacity” generally and “state capacity libertarianism” more specifically. Regarding the former, I explained last year why it […]
When I did this video about public-sector compensation almost 10 years ago, I focused on why it is unfair that bureaucrats get much higher levels of compensation than people working the private sector. Today, let’s consider the economic consequences of excessive bureaucracy. And what will make this column particularly interesting is that I’ll be citing […]
Other than an occasional column about events in my home county of Fairfax, I’ve never written about public policy in Virginia. This is because the Commonwealth has had a dull profile. It doesn’t have a track record of notably good policies, such as Florida and Texas, and it doesn’t have a track record of notably […]
I started fretting about the socialist tendencies of young people early last decade. And when Sanders attracted a lot of youth support in 2016, I gave the issue even more attention, and I’ve since continued to investigate why so many young people are sympathetic to such a poisonous ideology with a lengthy track record of […]
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- Galatians 6:7-8“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.”