Grand Master of Reputation – Econlib

Libel is in the news. The high-profile case, of course, is the result in the defamation lawsuit in which Fox News settled with Dominion for $787.5 million. But the chess world is not too far behind, with a slander case brought by Grandmaster Hans Niemann demanding $100 in damages from world champion Magnus Carlsen who […]

Stanford Fails to Master Clear Thinking

Stanford University’s information technology community produced, and then hid, a document entitled “Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative.” Stanford didn’t adopt the EOHLI document. The fact that Stanford has not directly rejected this document and the ideas expressed within it, however, strongly suggests that this widely ridiculed document aligns with some deep-seated views pervading the campus. […]