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It's Nearly Impossible to Fire a Police Officer. Here's Why.

Labor and WagesThe Police State

Blog5 hours ago

When you hear a cop has been fired from his job for some heinous act, be sure to check back a few months later. He may have been rehired thanks to the fact that it's very easy for cops to appeal termination and win.

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Europe's Communists Are Trying to Blame COVID-19 on Markets and "Neoliberalism"

Capitalism

Blog05/08/2020

Far from being a sign of alleged capitalist brutality, the spread of international trade and market freedom is a sign of greater global cooperation and solidarity.

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Governments Are the Real Price Gougers

Blog05/08/2020

Although politicians lecture private companies for raising prices, it is governments that have for decades raised the prices of goods and services by limiting supply and raising costs.

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Some Insightful Entrepreneurs Planned for a Pandemic

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog05/07/2020

Although many claim "nobody saw this coming," some entrepreneurs planned ahead and also have found ways to cater to customers under new conditions.

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The Convention Center Bubble Will Soon Pop

Booms and Busts

Blog04/21/2020

The COVID-19 depression will expose the Las Vegas convention center bubble for what it is: a massive malinvestment.

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Exactly How Many Deaths Are Needed to Justify Giving Governments Control of Everything?

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog04/20/2020

What is the number of deaths due to disease which justifies the total abandonment of the rule of law and basic human freedoms? Sixty thousand? One hundred thousand? Three hundred thousand? Supporters of the current police state ought to pin down a number for us at which all rights are forfeit....

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Governments Make Us More Vulnerable in a Pandemic

Blog04/17/2020

If you are shocked by the extent to which Canada’s various governments have shut down the economy with the onset of COVID-19, you should be more shocked by how much they shut it down before COVID-19.

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Builders in Denial

Booms and BustsFinancial Markets

Blog04/13/2020

This year, as in 2006, the real estate industry is in denial about the state of the economy.

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