Bureaucracy and Regulation

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Why Legal Kratom May Face a Battle with Drug Companies

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog11/20/2020

In a classic "bootleggers and baptists" scenario, it looks like pharmaceutical companies are calling for greater regulation of kratom, which is viewed a potential competitor to patented drugs. 

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Massachusetts Is Back with More "Right to Repair" Nonsense

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/02/2020

The new "right to repair" measure on the ballot in Massachusetts has very little to do with rights, and a lot to do with new costly and bureaucratic mandates on automakers. 

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American Voters: Don't Look to Europe as a Model

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomTaxes and Spending

Blog10/31/2020

As we face a second wave of coronavirus outbreak in Europe, we know that the March measures and aggressive lockdowns were a grave mistake.

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Chile Won't Become a Developed Country If It Doesn't Change Course

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismEconomic Freedom

Blog10/24/2020

Twenty years ago, it looked like Chile was well on its way to joining the world's small club of developed countries. But this path looks less and less likely as Chile abandons its commitment to freedom and markets.

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Furloughed Jobs Disguise the Eurozone Employment Crisis

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog10/20/2020

Eurozone unemployment would be close to 11 percent if we used the same calculation as the United States.

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Global Health Bureaucrats Want Even More Power to Impose Their Plans across National Borders

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/19/2020

Global health bureaucrats would have a much easier time if they could force "renegade" countries like Sweden into line with the power to force a uniform health policy on everyone.

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India Takes Small Steps toward Economic Freedom with New Agrarian Reforms

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsPrice Controls

Blog10/15/2020

India's parliament has recently passed new reforms to its long-standing interventionist regime which limits farmers' ability to buy and sell goods. These reforms are badly needed.

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Can Governments Really Make the Workplace Safer?

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/24/2020

What bureaucrats call "safety" often just means lower wages and more unemployment. This hardly provides workers with a safer and more secure life overall.

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Military Generals Are Just Another Group of Self-Interested Technocrats

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/21/2020

In recent decades, active generals and retired generals have grown into a group of politically influential technocrats who are regularly feted in the media as incorruptible experts.

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Is Kamala Harris a 21st-Century Woodrow Wilson?

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog09/04/2020

The original American progressive movement was split into two groups: the corporatists and the socialists. Woodrow Wilson was able to work with both. In Kamala Harris, he may have an heir.

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