Labor and Wages

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Wages and Subsistence

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/12/2017
Labor is appraised like a commodity not because the entrepreneurs are cruel but because they are subject to the supremacy of the pitiless consumers.
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Government Guaranteed Income is Not a Solution

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog06/12/2017
Henry Hazlitt's critique of Milton Friedman's Negative Income Tax remains relevant as libertarians continue to embrace Universal Basic Income.
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Capitalism Is About Working Less to Earn More

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog05/31/2017
If working is the price we pay to obtain things we want, then economic progress means decreasing this price thanks to continued productivity growth.
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We Don't Need to Create Jobs — We Need to Create Value

Labor and WagesPovertyValue and Exchange

Blog05/29/2017
Wages spring directly from, and are proportional to, the degree in which a job creates wealth by helping to satisfy an unmet need.
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Atlas Shrugs

Labor and WagesSocialism

Blog08/03/2015

Three months ago, the CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle credit card processing firm, announced that all of the firm’s employees would be paid a minimum of $70,000 a year. Now, the firm has fallen on hard times.

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After #MeToo, Men Begin Avoiding Female Co-Workers

Labor and WagesLegal System

12/13/2018Audio/Video
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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The Poor Laws of England

Labor and WagesPovertyTaxes and Spending

12/07/2018Articles of Interest
The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 attempted to address the problem of runaway costs and abuses of the system. With mixed results.
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3. Tucker Carlson Is Wrong About Amazon

Labor and WagesMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

11/09/2018Audio/Video
Bob tackles Tucker Carlson's claim that Jeff Bezos is unloading his labor costs onto taxpayers.
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"Scabs" Are the True Labor Day Heroes

Labor and Wages

09/05/2018Audio/Video
The special legal status of unions is what harms workers. Not the so-called "scabs."
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Sweatshops

Free MarketsLabor and Wages

07/24/2018Audio/Video
Recorded at Mises University 2018.
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