Bureaucracy and Regulation

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What Chicago's Mayor Gets Wrong about Private Security

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/22/2021

Mayor Lori Lightfoot chided businesses for not doing enough to protect themselves from theft. But Chicago's government does a lot to prevent private businesses from doing this.

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New York State Has Imposed New Covid Rituals. This Time There's Some Resistance.

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/20/2021

With new mask and vaccine mandates, New York's Governor Kathy Hochul has reaffirmed the state’s status as the nation’s most zealous practitioner of covid cultism.

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They'll Use the Welfare State to Get Compliance on Vaccine Mandates

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/13/2021

Regulatory powers have enabled government agencies to push vaccine mandates in new ways. But the welfare state also offers many ways to "encourage" compliance from nearly everyone. 

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Nirvana Economics: How Treating the Real World like an Imaginary Ideal World Leads to Trouble

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog12/11/2021

A lot of economic policy is based on "economics" which makes assumptions that have very little to do with actual reality.

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Why Don’t Police Unions Protect Whistleblowers?

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

It is clear that there are situations in which the unions’ interests diverge from the public’s interest in transparency and good policing. But the unions’ interests also often diverge from the interests of individual members.

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With Low Vaccination Rates, Africa's Covid Deaths Remain Far below Europe and the US

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog11/23/2021

“Africa doesn’t have the vaccines and the resources to fight COVID-19 that they have in Europe and the U.S., but somehow they seem to be doing better.”

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Economic Progress Requires Long-Term Thinking

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/05/2021

Economics is not simply a series of transactions with hidden implications. Rather sound economics understands that long-term effects outlive the short-term effects of every economic principle or policy.

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Industrial Policy—a.k.a. Central Planning—Won't Make America Great

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog11/05/2021

China's industrial policy has been marked by many failures and few successes. Rather, China's real growth has been fueled by the regime's limited turn to markets. 

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Paul Krugman's One-Man War on Science

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/20/2021

One cannot declare the scientific method simultaneously to be both valid and invalid, yet, this is what Krugman is doing.

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The Postpandemic World Is One of Widespread Dependence on Government

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/02/2021

The state is making people dependent on it, both as means for control and as an outcome of many policies intended to provide relief.

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