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Capitalism Means Less Waste — Because More Waste Often Means Less Profit

The EnvironmentProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/17/2018

The concept of "productive complements" shows us how capitalists have long sought to make as much use as they can of every part of the materials they use to make goods.

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Coffee Sellers Are Not Fundamentally Different from Banks

Blog11/14/2018

Whether dealing in coffee or loans, failed entrepreneurs can cost a lot of people a lot of money. But that's not a reason to bail out any of them.

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Canadian Medicare as a Model for the United States

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

11/08/2018Audio/Video
In this 42-minute talk, Canadian historian and political scientist Ronald Hamowy discusses the basics of how Canadian healthcare works, plus the many rarely-mentioned true costs of the system.
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Cannabis Victories!

Big GovernmentHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

Blog11/07/2018

There were three important victories related to cannabis, i.e., marijuana, legalization and only the most radical measure failed.

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Cheers to the Peddler Class

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

10/31/2018The Free Market
The peddler was the middle class man who prided himself on his initiative, self-reliance, independence and, above all, his integrity.
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California’s Feminist Corporate Coup

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog10/25/2018

This latest attack on corporate sovereignty will drive companies and jobs out of California.

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City Governments Don't Care About Housing Affordability

Blog10/23/2018

If politicians cared about affordable housing, they'd be doing all they could to repeal regulations and encourage more construction.

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Conflicting Government Data Shows the Importance of Sound Economic Theory

U.S. History

Blog10/11/2018

Even if we can observe amazing amounts of economic progress in the face of rising government intervention, in a relatively free economy, this can always be attributed to the resilience of the market system, and the power of human innovation and productivity.

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