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What We’re Reading Today: Blessings Of Free Markets, COVID-19 Vaccine, Don’t Worry About CO2 … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus prepping would be a lot tougher in a world without free markets — Eric Boehm, Reason

In a Disease Panic, the Market Is Your Friend — Jeffrey Tucker, American Institute of Economic Research

Social Changes with COVID-19 are a prelude to life with less fossil fuels — Ronald Stein, CFACT

Supply and Demand, Hoarding, Price Gouging — and the Coronavirus — Veronique de Rugy

Army signs agreement with drug giant Gilead on experimental COVID-19 treatment — Military Times

Israeli Research Center to Announce It Developed Coronavirus Vaccine — Haaretz

Economics

Trump Is Right: Michael Milken Is a Hero, Not a Criminal — Stephen Moore and John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

The Benefits of Inequality — Michael Tanner, National Review

The Essence Of Marxism — Niall Ferguson, Hoover Institution

Socialism Collapses Again? — David Boaz, Cato Institute

Why are Americans less mobile than ever before? — James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute

Satire

Obama Announces He Is No Longer Responsible For The Economy — The Babylon Bee

Los Angeles To Create Freeway ‘Texting Lane’ To Accommodate Millennial Drivers — The Avocado

Concerns After Biden Refuses to Eat His Food — The Daily Squibb

Misc

After Bernie Got Pummeled, Michael Moore Had Something of a Meltdown — Townhall

Why We Have Nothing to Fear from CO2 — Donn Dears

It’s Easy to be Fooled by a Climate Alarmist — Watts Up With That?

The IRS’s History of Attacking Political Dissenters and Opponents — Mises Institute

Mara Gay: The Backlash To My Math Mistake Was Racist — HotAir

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