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The Problem with Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth-Tax Plan

Blog10/19/2019

Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax is based on the idea that the government knows how to use wealth better than the private sector. The plan also ignores that the wealthy have been shown to flee countries with a wealth tax.

The New York Times Gets Neoclassicals, Austrians, and Schumpter Wrong, all in One Article

Blog10/19/2019

Free-market economists don't run the world, and book reviewers at the NYT should stop pretending they do.

A Man for Many Seasons

10/18/2019Books

Henry Hazlitt, author, journalist, editor, reviewer, economist, has gained renown in at least three areas: as a popularizer of sound economic thinking, as a critic of John Maynard Keynes, and as a contributor to moral philosophy.

Unions and Protectionism, Not Free Trade, Doomed the Rust Belt

Blog10/18/2019

In the second half of the twentieth century, pro-union and anti-trade policies led to a Rust Belt that became uncompetitive, costly, and unable to cope with reality. More protectionism won't save the region now.

The Late Great State of California

Blog10/18/2019

California is now the most taxed and regulated state in the nation. Not surprisingly, life here is becoming less affordable, and less profitable.

What if the Majority Voted for “None of the Above”?

Blog10/18/2019

Allowing a space on the ballot for "none of the above" would be a step in the right direction toward a slightly less farcical political system.

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