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The Real Reason to Oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline

Corporate WelfarePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/29/2016

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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Four States Vote to Punish Low-Skilled Workers With Minimum Wage Hikes

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/18/2016

Recent minimum wage increases will both increase the cost of living and limit employment for low-skilled workers.

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Ignorance Is More Costly in Politics than in Markets

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog10/16/2016

Not understanding how politics works will prove to be much more harmful than ignorance about how markets work.

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Will Eliminating Cash Save the Economy?

Money and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog10/11/2016

As another step toward greater use of negative interest rates, the abolition of cash will only lead to the destruction of wealth.

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Is it Junk or Is it Art?

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog09/21/2016

The value of objects can change without any physical change to the object at all. I need only tell you that some junk you see is really art.

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How I Became an Agent for America’s Most Powerful Cartel

EducationInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog09/20/2016

The NCAA is a powerful taxpayer-subsidized cartel that largely exists to deny the athletes the compensation they would earn in a working marketplace.

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Free Trade Brings Abundance — Protectionism Brings Scarcity

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog09/18/2016

When it comes to trade, the best US policy, or that of any country, is the elimination of all barriers to imports.

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Let's Impose Some Transaction Costs on Government

U.S. EconomyValue and Exchange

Blog09/15/2016

Economists generally do not like high transactions costs. But they can be good when imposed on governments.

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Interventionism: Government's War Against Consumers

Free MarketsInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog08/16/2016

The government wants to arrogate to itself the power, which, in an economy, is in the hands of the consumers.

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The Minimum Wage: Taking Away the Right to Work

The EntrepreneurInterventionismPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog08/09/2016

The view seems to be that if a higher minimum wage is mandated that employers will continue to make all of the same hiring decisions. Not true.

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