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dsutter, Author at The Troy Messenger

I am the Charles G. Koch Professor of Economics with the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University.

Daniel Sutter

College football overcomes the pandemic

Last year was unlike any other.  Read more

by Dan Sutter, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:19 pm

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Reflections on the year of COVID

Like many people, my son cannot wait for 2020, the “worst year ever,” to end.  I will let historians debate whether 2020 qualifies for this ... Read more

by Dan Sutter, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:53 pm

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Public health mandates are political

Governments across the country have imposed numerous public health policies to control COVID-19.  A prominent one has been requiring the wearing of masks in public; ... Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, December 18, 2020 10:22 pm

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Who will get vaccinated first?

Vaccines from Moderna and BioNTech/Pfizer are nearing approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, December 11, 2020 9:42 pm

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Are we paying twice for COVID meds?

Two vaccines appear highly effective against SARS-CoV-2, and remdesivir is helping doctors treat severe COVID cases. Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, December 4, 2020 5:32 pm

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Harvesting and selling votes

Joe Biden has won the presidential election, although President Trump alleges fraud.  Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:00 pm

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What is the future of the American project?

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won a narrow victory in the Presidential election.  President Trump, however, claims the election was stolen through fraud. Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, November 13, 2020 11:17 pm

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This is a critical election for Americans

Americans face a crucial choice during and after this November’s presidential election.  Perhaps more significant than the contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is ... Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, October 23, 2020 10:58 pm

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Pandemic vs. lockdown: Which is worse?

COVID-19 has killed over 200,000 Americans while policies to stem the virus’ spread have caused enormous economic and societal harm. Read more

by Dan Sutter, Friday, October 9, 2020 5:28 pm

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Socialism and economic education

Opinion polls consistently find that young Americans view socialism favorably.  For example, in a recent Gallup poll, 49 percent of millennials and Gen Z’ers held ... Read more

by Dan Sutter, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:43 pm

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