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The Bad Economics Behind Monopoly

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10 hours ago

A pro-tax disciple of Henry George gave us the board game we know today as Monopoly.

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Robert D. Tollison, RIP

BiographiesOther Schools of Thought

Blog14 hours ago

Tollison was one of the most inventive, prolific, and impactful scholars of our generation.

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New York Declares War on Homesharing

Legal SystemInterventionismPrivate Property

Blog17 hours ago

In New York, hotel industry groups have successfully lobbied to outlaw their competition.

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Federal Meddling in Dairy Farms Hurts Both Consumers and Producers

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog17 hours ago

Federal laws against free association of dairy producers has created a deeply distorted and unresponsive market.

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Are High Taxes in Northern States Ruining Baseball?

Blog19 hours ago

Thanks to tax policy, the South and West are growing much faster than the old baseball heartland in the Northeast.

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Cronyism at the Gas Pump

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Gas station owners have come up with a creative way to take more of their customers' money via the power of taxation.

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