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Lee Friday

Following a 23-year career in the Canadian financial industry, Lee Friday has spent many years studying economics, politics, and social issues. He operates a news site at www.LondonNews1.com

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The Myth They Used to Pass Canada's Universal Healthcare

HealthWorld History

Blog04/06/2018

The medical establishment has done its best to crush market-oriented strategies to make healthcare more affordable. 

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When Pollution Is a Violation of Property Rights

The EnvironmentPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2018

Rothbard's prescriptions for legal remedies against polluters are far better than the regulatory regime now favored by governments. 

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The Scam That Is Urban "Land Use" Planning

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog02/07/2018
Government planners admit they don't know how consumers actually want to use city land. But that doesn't stop them from regulating every lot in town.
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Conflicts of Interest in Government Are More Common than You Think

Cronyism and CorporatismFree Markets

Blog01/23/2018
The common definition of "conflict of interest" is far too narrow, and should include taking campaign contributions in exchange for political favors.
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City Council Disregards Stripper Safety with "No-Touch" Rule

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog01/19/2018
Forcing money-making opportunities underground — especially for women with few other choices — doesn't make anyone safer.
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