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Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System
While the Second Amendment is a formidable barrier, experience suggests a mixture of bureaucratic regulation and court rulings could significantly empower the gun-control lobby.
Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
Selgin thinks fractional reserve banking critics are akin to "flat-earthers", but he gets some important points wrong.
Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought
It's not really true that governments can always just print money to pay off their debts.
Money and BanksPovertyMoney and Banking
In a world of rampant central bank intervention and endless government regulation, some are still claiming we live in a world of "hypercapitalism."
Labor and WagesPoverty
Although they're not stylish places according to wealthy coastal elites, many metro areas in the United States still contain a lot of affordable housing.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages
The average California state government worker earns 23 percent more in total compensation than their similarly skilled and educated private-sector counterpart.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismHealth
Obesity has skyrocketed since the government became involved in the food pyramid.
There is no truly equal way to distribute goods. But capitalism offers a way for more people to benefit from the process of bidding for those goods and services.