Ethan Yang

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  • Aug 13, 2021
    "In the face of authoritarian dictatorships such as the CCP and in the context of our complicated great power rivalry with China, taking in Hong Kong refugees is one of the few moves...
  • Aug 9, 2021
    "It’s entirely possible that there could be a need for a booster shot for certain populations down the road; anything is possible. However, it seems that the evidence points to...
  • Aug 3, 2021
    "The real danger with all of this is whether or not we are going to get the same incoherent set of impositions on our lives as the first few waves. Those in power should tread...
  • Jul 19, 2021
    "Despite the evidence, despite the advocacy, despite the public outcry, the lockdowners had their way with society. Some of them have gotten away with blatant hypocrisy while in...
  • Jul 16, 2021
    "Biden’s executive order is filled with aggressive and romantic language that seems to harken back to the tired old age of early 20th-century trust busting that reeks of disdain...
  • May 27, 2021
    "Unilaterally and arbitrarily shutting down all of economic and social life was never part of the solution, nor should it ever be. Covid-19 has been the first test for these...
  • May 1, 2021
    Blockchain technology seems to be the essential component to make the digitized society of the future a foundation for empowerment and growth rather than an Orwellian nightmare. 
  • Apr 20, 2021
    "The use of lockdown policies has shown us once again the dangers of overestimating the capabilities of state power and disregarding the importance of naturally occurring...
  • Apr 12, 2021
    "It goes without saying that societal institutions exist for a reason and abruptly pulling them out from underneath everyone's feet may have dire consequences. That is what policy...
  • Mar 22, 2021
    It is a well-established fact that the lockdowns have devastated the economy in a manner unseen since the Great Depression.
  • Jan 21, 2021
    Money for much of history has been something closely regulated by the state and today that trend has been steadily increasing. Whether it’s commodity standards like gold or...
  • Jan 11, 2021
    Should economic freedom take a backseat to civil rights? Jack Ma found out the hard way that both are equally important. The Alibaba founder and Chinese billionaire has been missing...
  • Jan 8, 2021
    A new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research gives a stark prediction that the economic damage brought about by lockdowns will lead to a...
  • Jan 5, 2021
    The past year saw the realization of a new force in the financial sector. It wasn’t a new hedge fund or a billionaire with an innovative strategy; in fact, it wasn’t one...