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New Florida Gun Law Makes Florida Less Safe

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog28 min ago

The new Florida legislation is a mess, but it does manage to introduce some chilling language about mental health.

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Not Even the Pentagon Thinks Tariffs Are Needed for National Defense

War and Foreign Policy


Having failed to make an economic argument for tariffs, the White House is relying on a dubious national-defense argument instead. 

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No, the President Is Not Our Coach

Big Government


In spite of what Laura Ingraham and some pro athletes seem to think, the president is not in any way America's "coach." 

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Net Neutrality Advocates are Asking the Wrong Questions

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Why are there so few telecommunications companies? It involves more than the cost of the physical infrastructure.

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New Course on Development Economics with GP Manish

01/24/2018Power & Market

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Now's a Great Time to Stop Meddling in Haiti

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

If Trump feels Haiti is a mess, he might consider departing from the US's long record of failure there with a new policy of total non-intervention.

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No, We Don't Need a Federal "Solution" to Infrastructure Problems

Taxes and Spending

States and cities are plenty wealthy enough to build bridges and roads on their own. But there are political reasons to spend federal money instead.

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No Neutral Ground: The Problem of Net Neutrality

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrices

If one likes the internet's remarkable evolution to this point, it seems odd to assert that now is the moment to freeze it through government action.

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Net Neutrality and the Problem with "Experts"

Calculation and KnowledgePrices

Supporters of net neutrality imagine that if we can only get the "right" group of people, a tiny handful of "experts" can govern the internet.

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NFL's Problem is Poor Product, not Disrespect


One only has to follow the money to learn the real reason pro football ratings are down — competition from college football.

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