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Sep 20, 2023

Economist Bryan McCannon gives us two things to think about this week: his research into whether covid mask mandates saved lives, and that journal editors were afraid to publish his results.

Foolishness of the week: 08:04
Main episode: 11:49

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Sep 13, 2023

Burning Man, a modern day Woodstock, occurs each year in the desert. This year brought 87,000 people together to live, if only for a few days, in a cooperative nirvana. We take some time to look at the Burning Man principles for living and ask whether they make any sense.

Foolishness of the week: 05:21
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Sep 6, 2023

Union membership in the private sector has been declining for decades, while union membership in the public sector has been increasing. This is consistent with workers voluntarily choosing not to unionize to the point that unions must turn to government jobs where it is easier to force workers to unionize.


Aug 30, 2023

The Republicans held their first primary debate. What they said wasn’t interesting. What they didn’t say was.

Foolishness of the week: 07:00
Main episode: 09:10

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Aug 23, 2023

Economist Art Carden joins us this week to talk about his popular book, Strangers With Candy.

Foolishness of the week: 04:27
Main episode: 18:01

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