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Capitalism Doesn't Cause Consumerism — Governments Do

IntervencionismoTeoría Política

It's government — not markets — that intervene to "stimulate" ever greater amounts of spending and consumption. A healthy market economy, meanwhile, relies on both saving and spending.
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The Left Isn't Convinced by Your Economics Arguments

IntervencionismoTeoría Política

Many people on the left regard economics as neither a science nor a principled field of study. For them, economics is just a pseudo-science invented as corporate propaganda, and people who push "free-market economics" do so because they are either evil or brainwashed by corporate masters.
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If Climate Change Is Killing Us, Why Is Life Expectancy Increasing?

Burocracia y RegulaciónEl Medio Ambiente

If climate change effects aren't enough to put a noticeable dent in life expectancy, then why is climate change talked about as an apocalypse?
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The "Homo Economicus" Straw Man

Libre MercadoOtras Escuelas de PensamientoFilosofía y Metodología

To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.
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We Need Unilateral Free Trade with Post-Brexit Britain

As the EU tries to exploit the UK in Brexit negotiations, the US should adopt total unilateral free trade with the UK.
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No, Voting Doesn't Mean You "Support the System"

EstrategiaTeoría Política

Voting "no" on a tax increase doesn't mean you really consented to it.
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No Matter How You Vote, Politicians Don't Represent You

EstrategiaTeoría Política

One of the most foundational assumptions behind modern democracy is that the elected officials somehow represent the interests of those who elected them.
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French Protestors Fume over Climate Taxes and a Rising Cost of Living

Impuestos y Gasto

French protests over a new climate-change-inspired fuel tax highlight high costs imposed on ordinary people by climate-change policies.
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After #MeToo, Men Begin Avoiding Female Co-Workers

Trabajadores y SalariosSistema Legal

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, employers hired fewer disabled workers, because they feared lawsuits. We may now be seeing a similar trend in the face of more sexual harassment claims.
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Security Works at Disney — But Can't Work at a Public School?

Sistema LegalImpuestos y GastoHistoria de EEUU

Ryan McMaken discusses issues surrounding public school security measures in response to school shootings — and addresses some arguments made against increasing security.
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