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Is There a Limit to How Big a Corporation Can Get?

EntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

Blog06/27/2019

Natural constraints on firm size are numerous, and in a truly free market, large firms would be constantly prone to being broken up and put out of business by competition. And all to often, huge firms become more long-lived due to government intervention.

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It Turns out the Long Term Does Matter After All

Blog02/20/2019

When the topic involves poverty, bank failures, unemployment or inequality, the advocates of fashionable policy implore us to take immediate action, almost regardless of the costs down the line. Enter climate change and this seemingly changes everything.

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In the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Civil Society and Voluntary Action Saved Lives

Hurricane Michael brought destruction that the Florida panhandle has never seen before, but it failed to break the community it impacted. 

10/16/2018Power & Market
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In Socialist Venezuela the Poor Starve to Death While the Politically Powerful Feast

Big GovernmentGlobal EconomySocialism

Blog09/20/2018

While the outrage over Maduro’s dinner with "Salt Bae" is well deserved, it's just a taste of how socialism actually operates in the real world. 

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Is the Sharing Economy Exploitative?

There's a whole lot of buzz about the sharing economy. Many seem to think it is something new, with some calling for a 'new economics' to explain it while others deride the 'gig economy' as a higher level of exploitation, inequality, and poverty. Neither is a good analysis.

08/24/2018Power & Market
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Is There a Difference Between Economic Power and Political Power?

Capital and Interest TheoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/24/2018

Critics of capitalism are often confused by the difference between political and economic power. 

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Iran Sanctions a Reminder of How America Militarized the Financial System

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog05/14/2018

Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.

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Is the Eurocrisis Over?

Money and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

Blog04/30/2018

There are several reasons why the euro crisis is far from being over and government finances still unsustainable.

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