Jeff Sessions's Drug-War Fanaticism Shows a Growing Gap Between DC and the States

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog1 hour ago
As states increasingly resist federal mandates on guns, drugs, and immigration, Jeff Sessions in DC has announced it's full speed ahead.

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Why Some People Are Poorer than Others

Blog6 hours ago
The only permanent way to cure poverty is to increase their earning power and productivity.

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Seattle's Minimum Wage Supporters Ignore the Facts

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog19 hours ago
Early data showed the Seattle minimum wage experiment is hurting those its supposed to help. So, the city fudged the data.

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The Origins of the Crack-Baby Myth

Blog07/24/2017
Like much of the propaganda surrounding the Drug War, the media-invented crack-baby stories generally ignored the scientific facts.

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Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog07/24/2017
Economic sanctions as foreign policy are based on the idea that it's good to make civilians suffer in order to bring about regime change. It's a failed strategy.

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Our Obsession with Survey Data is Ruining Economics

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog07/23/2017
The many flaws of survey data makes it a rather questionable foundation for economic science.

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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/23/2017
The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.

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