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Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History
Citizenship based on a person's current location is a long and well-established principle in the Americas. But this is not the case back in Europe.
Angela Merkel has caused cultural blowback with seemingly unchecked migrant flows while simultaneously harming business with higher taxes and more anti-business regulation. The results have not been great.
Media and CultureWorld History
People are not economic automatons who necessarily arrange their families in ways that advertisers and employers want them to.
Free MarketsWorld History
Under capitalism, the common man was no longer a drudge who had to be satisfied with the crumbs that fell from the tables of the rich.
The right to property was not included in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. And it shows.
Anthony de Jasay, an important free market economist and political philosopher passed away on January 23.
World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
As a government economist for Austria following WWI, Mises fought a losing battle against reckless policies of inflation and government spending.
Global EconomyWorld History
Although hardly "free-market" in any doctrinaire way, the relatively free economy of Taiwan delivered immense growth in standards of living while many Chinese on the mainland starved.
Money and BanksWorld History
The Venezuelan central bank helped the regime destroy the middle class's wealth for many years.
The academic scholar, along with the great teacher, is vanishing from the universities and being replaced by one-dimensional specialists.