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Don't Confuse Immigration with Naturalization

The EntrepreneurPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Governments made a mess of immigration thanks to their naturalization and welfare policies. But the answer is not to further limit property rights.

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Dwight Schrute Shows Us Why Speculators Are So Important

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

The TV character Dwight Schrute provides some valuable insights into how speculators provide essential and praiseworthy services in the marketplace.

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Say's Law: The Antidote to Countless Economic Fallacies

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Say's Law essentially tells us that we produce in order to consume. Once we start thinking we can consume before we produce, we get into trouble.

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Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

The total amounts taken out to pay for college degrees are much higher than the value of the degrees themselves. There is a market solution to this.

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Wealth Isn't Just Measured in Money — It's Measured in Choices

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Don't compare incomes today to incomes of long-ago time periods. The wealth and choices available to income-earners has changed drastically over time.

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The Dangers of a "Universal Basic Income"

InterventionismValue and Exchange


A "universal basic income" serves to make workers and entrepreneurs less likely to produce goods and services the consumers need most.

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Why Markets Produce "a Race to the Top"

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange


The unregulated SEO industry shows how companies seek to out-do each other in terms of quality for customers.

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Will Europe's Labor Laws Kill the Gig Economy?

Free MarketsPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange


Independent contractors such as Uber drivers may be legislated out of existence by European politicians.

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The Real Reason to Oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline

Corporate WelfarePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange


In Iowa, the Dakota Access Pipeline has relied on government to seize land from private-property owners unwilling to grant access to the oil companies.

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