A "Universal Basic Income" Costs More Than You Think

Taxes and Spending

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Basic-income schemes siphon off resources from employers who could have used them to increase worker productivity — and worker incomes. 

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Shelley's Radicalism: The Poet as Economist

Media and Culture

06/20/2018Books
Sometimes poets have something to teach economists.

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Professor Israel Kirzner Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

06/20/2018Power & Market

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Net Neutrality Is Dead — But Now Some States Want to Revive It

Blog06/20/2018

Democratic governors are implementing their own versions of net neutrality.

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War Comes to Virginia

U.S. History

06/20/2018Audio/Video
The war in Virginia begins with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington.

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The Problem with Government Licensing Schemes

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth

Blog06/20/2018

Government licensing hurts employment, reduces competition — and thus quality — and serves to line the pockets of the established firms who benefit.

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The Fight for Liberty and the Beltway Barbarians

Strategy

Blog06/19/2018

There is no reason why we can’t stress and spread our positive values at the same time that we battle against their enemies.

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The Cronyist Origins of Social Security

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

Blog06/19/2018

The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector. 

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