Entries by Donald J. Boudreaux

The CEO

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

Suppose you own a substantial number of shares – say, $500,000 worth – in Acme Corp., a manufacturer of home furnishings. And being a shareholder, you decide to attend the corporation’s annual meeting. You arrive early for a good seat, eager to hear what Acme’s president and CEO, Mr. Jones, has to say. Taking the […]

On Vaccine Passports and the Interpretation of Reality

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes

Recently I found myself in a dust-up with some friends and acquaintances. The subject was vaccine passports. Although mild and civil throughout, this dust-up, conducted over email, nevertheless robbed me of sleep. More on my sleep loss in the conclusion. The dust-up was sparked by my interpretation of the latest of Dr. Leana Wen’s Washington Post columns. In this column […]