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Assessing Angela Merkel's Legacy

Blog01/14/2019

From unemployment, to immigration, to banking, many of Angela Merkel's policies have planted ticking time bombs in the German economy and in German politics.

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After #MeToo, Men Begin Avoiding Female Co-Workers

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog12/07/2018

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, employers hired fewer disabled workers, because they feared lawsuits. We may now be seeing a similar trend in the face of more sexual harassment claims.

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Abenomics: Fool Me Once

Blog11/30/2018

There's only one way to fund a new public-works project or "stimulus" scheme: through money stolen from the taxpayers.

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A White House Press Pass Has Nothing to do with the First Amendment

Media and Culture

Blog11/16/2018

CNN apparently imagines a First Amendment that grants special privileges only to wealthy and powerful media personalities working in Washington, DC.

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A Trump-Pelosi Budget Deal is a Recipe for the Worst Kind of Tax Increase

11/13/2018Power & Market

The most disturbing outcome of the recent mid-term election isn’t that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a Member of Congress ...

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Austrians vs. Market Monetarists on the Housing Bubble

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/05/2018

The Austrian story fits the facts of the housing boom—and bust—much better than the preferred narrative of Market Monetarists.

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American Life Expectancy vs. European: It's Not About "Socialized Medicine"

Health

Blog09/25/2018

Those who think "more socialized medicine" is the key ingredient in higher life expectancy in the US miss some very important facts about American life. 

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Ann Coulter Comes Out in Favor of Anti-Discrimination Laws

Blog08/25/2018

Demanding that Facebook publish everyone's views isn't really all that different from demanding that business owners serve anyone who walks in the door.

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