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Pandemic causes $1 billion revenue shortfall for North Dakota

At a time when many sectors of the economy were at a standstill, our biggest hit came from the collapsing oil market. This demonstrates a really big problem for our state.




Letter | Views From a Public Choice Economist
By Dr. Jeremy Jackson, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

Op-Ed | Why Aren't More Americans Getting Vaccinated?—Blame the FDA
By Dr. Raymond March, Free the People

Op-Ed | Panic Won't Stop the Delta Variant. The Market Will.
By Dr. Raymond March, The National Interest

Blog | Is Centralization Needed to End the Pandemic?
By Dr. Veeshan Rayamajhee, Polycentricity


The Anti-Slavery Constitution

Racial inequality and institutional racism have reemerged as topics of intense debate in recent months. 

The EXIM Bank Provides a Breath of Bipartisanship

It turns out the U.S. EXIM bank has bipartisan support (and opposition) and has helped North Dakota businesses looking to increase sales through exporting.



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