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What We’re Reading Today: Climate Alarmists Frozen Out, Worst Regulation Ever, A Conservative Hollywood … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Global Warming

Today’s Youth Will Fight Climate Change But The Young Are No More Willing To Give Up Luxuries Than Anyone Else — Heather Mac Donald, City Journal

Ship With Climate Change Warriors Caught In Ice, Warriors Evacuated — WattsUpWithThat

Democratic Presidential Candidates Aren’t Serious About Climate Change — Jonah Goldberg, American Enterprise Institute/National Review

Economics

My Rise From Poverty And Why Socialism Doesn’t Work — Damon Dunn, Pacific Research Institute

New Light On Price Gouging — Donald J. Boudreaux, American Institute for Economic Research

Mayor De Blasio And The Worst Regulation Ever Proposed — Adam Thierer, American Institute for Economic Research

Zimbabwe Puts Another Nail In An Increasingly Crowded Keynesian Coffin — John Tamny, Forbes

Uber And Lyft Offer Drivers A $21 Minimum Wage. California Lawmakers Say It’s Not Enough — Reason

No, The First Christians Did NOT Practice Socialism (No Matter What Your Professor Claimed) — HillFaith

Life In America

Wheels Stolen From New Mexico Speed Limit Monitoring Device — Associated Press

America Is A ‘Bananas’ Republic — Intellectual Takeout

Time For Conservatives To Build Their Own Hollywood — Roger Simon, PJ Media

Misc

Bernie Sanders Vs. Elon Musk And MLK On Overpopulation — Acton Institute

Cowboy Eyes Punk Holding Gun On Him, Slowly Takes Off His Glasses And Goes To Work — Western Journal

Baltimore’s violent weekend sees 7 shot — 2 fatally — in 16 hours as homicide count reaches 240 — Fox News

EPA Wants To Revoke California Auto Regulation Powers — Bloomberg News

Dem House Majority Whip ‘Isn’t Too Sure’ Bill Of Rights Would Pass Today — Townhall

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